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DJ McLario

Right Internal Jugular Ultrasound Measurements during the Respiratory Cycle in Children

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.540
Synopsis: 
Point of care ultrasound could be useful as a non-invasive objective measure of throughout the respiratory cycle. The right internal jugular vein diameter can be reliably measured during the respiratory cycle; measures are larger with head turned 45 degrees leftward.

ABSTRACT

Background: Point of care ultrasound could be useful as a non-invasive objective measure of throughout the respiratory cycle. 

Objective: To determine the reliability of measurements of the right internal jugular vein (RIJV).

Accepted: 
03 Jan, 2017
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e-Published: 27 Jan, 2017

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