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The Effect of Upper Limb Elevation on Limb Edema and Central Venous Pressure in ICU Patients

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1 Department of Anesthesiology, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, IR Iran
2 Department of Nursing, Razi School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, IR Iran
3 Neuroscience Research Center, Faculty of Internal Diseases and Surgery, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, IR Iran
4 Department of Statistics and Epidemiology, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, IR Iran
Article Notes and Dates
Archives of Critical Care Medicine: May 28, 2015, 1 (2); e517.Published Online: May 30, 2015
Article Type: Research Article; Received : September 10, 2014; Revised : October 11, 2014; Accepted : October 20, 2014
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/accm-517

To Cite : Ahmadinejad M, Heravi F, Aziz Zadeh M, Jahani Y. The Effect of Upper Limb Elevation on Limb Edema and Central Venous Pressure in ICU Patients, Arch Crit Care Med. 2015 ;1(2):e517. doi: 10.17795/accm-517.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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