Central Venous Pressure Monitoring. Normal Sternum: 0–14 cm H2O, Midaxillary line: 8–15 cm H2O. CVP can be measured by connecting the patient's central venous catheter to a special infusion set which is connected to a small diameter water column. If the water column is calibrated properly the height of the column indicates the CVP. In most intensive care units, equipment is available to measure CVP continuously. Normal range for CVP is 3–12 cm water pressure
This is some quick info on a few very common meds you run into in the neuro intensive care unit. However, please always follow your hospital’s policies and procedures. This is for information ... Propofol or Diprivan, Mannitol , Hypertonic Saline (3%)
Each hospital has a different neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) setup, but all units understand that the bond between a mother and a child is strong, and therefore includes the parents into neonatal care.