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What is cardiac monitoring ?

What is cardiac monitoring ?
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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The cardiac monitor is a device that shows the electrical and pressure waveforms of the cardiovascular system for measurement and treatment. Parameters specific to respiratory function can also be measured. Because electrical connections are made between the cardiac monitor and the patient, it is kept at the patient's bedside.
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