NCLEX RN Practice Question # 918

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NCLEX RN Practice Question # 918.


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The pulmonary artery catheter, described in greater detail later, is used for critically ill patients. Patients in general medical-surgical units who require CVP monitoring may have a single-lumen or multilumen catheter placed into the superior vena cava. Intermittent measurement of the CVP can then be obtained with the use of a water manometer.


The pulmonary artery (PA) catheter system serves as a fluid-filled conduit for detecting pressure changes within the heart.

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