Respiratory Variation in the Perioperative and Critical Care Settings

  • R. H. Thiele
  • J. Raphael
  • A. D. Shaw
Part of the Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (AUICEM, volume 2012)


The American Society of Anesthesiologists’ (ASA) Standards for Basic Anesthetic Monitoring recommend blood pressure monitoring every 5 minutes for all patients under general anesthesia. The selection of blood pressure as a standard monitoring tool is not based on physiologic rationale (indeed, physiologic studies suggest there is essentially no relationship between mean arterial pressure ([MAP] and global delivery of oxygen [DO2] [1]) or evidence of improved outcomes.


Stroke Volume Electrical Impedance Tomography Fluid Responsiveness Pulse Pressure Variation Stroke Volume Variation 
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  • R. H. Thiele
  • J. Raphael
  • A. D. Shaw

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