Noninvasive Monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit

  • Francis C. Cordova
  • Nathaniel Marchetti


After studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following: Know the different noninvasive monitoring techniques commonly used in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting. Know the advantages and limitations of the different noninvasive monitoring methods. Know the different technologies used in noninvasive monitoring. Correlate the findings observed during noninvasive monitoring with the patient’s changing physiology.


Force Vital Capacity Pulse Oximetry Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation Intensive Care Unit Setting Impedance Cardiography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francis C. Cordova
    • 1
  • Nathaniel Marchetti
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical CareTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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