Difference between revisions of "Compartment pressure measurement"

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==Procedure==
 
==Procedure==
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# Contents of the pressure measurement kit
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# Remove contents from wrapping
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# Attach chamber to the pre-filled saline syringe
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# Place the aforementioned into the monitor/unit
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# Place needle onto chamber
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# Eject excess air, if present, from syringe
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# Zero the assembled unit at the angle you will be entering compartment
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# Insert, inject 2-3 drops of saline, and await measurement
 
[[File:Compartment pressure striker steps.jpg|Steps to measure compartment pressure using a striker needle]]
 
[[File:Compartment pressure striker steps.jpg|Steps to measure compartment pressure using a striker needle]]
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==Complications==
 
==Complications==
  

Revision as of 19:11, 20 July 2014

Indications

Contraindications

Equipment Needed

Procedure

  1. Contents of the pressure measurement kit
  2. Remove contents from wrapping
  3. Attach chamber to the pre-filled saline syringe
  4. Place the aforementioned into the monitor/unit
  5. Place needle onto chamber
  6. Eject excess air, if present, from syringe
  7. Zero the assembled unit at the angle you will be entering compartment
  8. Insert, inject 2-3 drops of saline, and await measurement

Steps to measure compartment pressure using a striker needle

Complications

See Also

External Links

Source