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Impedance plethysmography, PVR.
To measure changes in blood vessel size or changes in gas volume in the lungs to assist in diagnosing diseases such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and some peripheral vascular disorders.
Area Of Application:
Veins, arteries, and lungs.
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Plethysmography." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425080/all/Plethysmography.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Plethysmography. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425080/all/Plethysmography. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Plethysmography. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425080/all/Plethysmography
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Plethysmography [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425080/all/Plethysmography.
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