Reliability of Intrabladder Pressure Measurement in Intensive Care
Melanie Horbal Shuster, PhD, APRN-BC, Tammy Haines, RN, BSN, L. Kathleen Sekula, PhD, APRN-BC, John Kern, PhD, and Jorge A. Vazquez, MD
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Describe the importance of establishing reliability of intrabladder pressure (IBP) measurements in critically ill patients.
  • Identify the factors that affect IBP measurements.
  • Discuss the nursing implications associated with obtaining accurate intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) and IBP measurements in critical care patients.

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: A1019043
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 7/1/2014

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Reliability of Intrabladder Pressure Measurement in Intensive Care

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