Síguenos en Twitter     Síguenos en Facebook     Síguenos en Google+     Síguenos en YouTube     Siguenos en Linkedin     Correo Grupsagessa     Gmail     Yahoo Mail     Dropbox     Instagram     Pinterest     Slack     Google Drive     Reddit     StumbleUpon     Print


Mi foto
FACP. Colegio de médicos de Tarragona Nº 4305520 / fgcapriles@gmail.com


Buscar en contenido


lunes, 17 de julio de 2017

CVO saturation

PulmCrit (EMCrit)
PulmCrit – July 17, 2017 - By Josh Farkas
Summary: The Bullet
  • It is impossible to estimate the cardiac output merely by looking at the central venous oxygen saturation.
  • Even if a Fick calculation is performed which takes other variables into account (e.g. hemoglobin concentration), the central venous oxygen saturation cannot be used to accurately calculate the cardiac output.
  • A normal or high central venous oxygen saturation cannot be used to reassure us that the patient has adequate tissue oxygen delivery.
  • The central venous oxygen saturation probably cannot contribute useful information for patient evaluation (i.e. information which is more accurate than what could be otherwise surmised based on other clinical parameters)."