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  1. [medicine] [w, Jugular venous pressure]

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Google previewMechanisms of Clinical Signs (2012)

by Mark Dennis, William Talbot Bowen, Lucy Cho

The JVP is an indirect measure of right ventricular filling pressure. If filling pressure is raised, JVP is raised. It also has a predictable relationship with pulmonary wedge pressure and is useful in assessing volume status and left ventricular ...

Google previewImagined Differences (2002)

Hatred and the Construction of Identity by Günther Schlee

The JVP is a predominantly Sinhalese paramilitary organisation, which challenged the regime of the late President Premadasa for state power in a second abortive insurrection (1987-1990) in the southern, ...

Google previewReelfoot Lake Water Level Management (TN,KY) (1989)

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New Madrid JVP is a Joint Venture Plan in the northern extreme of the LMVJV area with the States of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky as cooperators- New Madrid JV projects will reach within 15 miles being the most prevalent crops .

Google previewEssential Revision Notes for Cardiology KBA (2014)

by Ali Khavandi

> 20 mm + elongated saillike anterior leaflet • Elevated JVP is a late sign due to the ...

Google previewChurchill's Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis (2014)

by Andrew T Raftery, Eric KS Lim, Andrew J K Ostor

JVP. A low JVP is a useful discriminator for hypovolaemic shock, as it will usually be elevated with all causes of cardiogenic and obstructive shock. Auscultation. Bronchospasm, and consequently wheezing, may be prominent in anaphylactic ...

Google previewThe 10-minute Clinical Assessment (2010)

by Knut Schroeder

Head and neck Jugular venous pressure (JVP). An elevated JVP is an important sign but may be difficult to elicit. Chest Apex beat. Search for a laterally displaced apex beat. Heart sounds.

Google previewDentist on the Ward (2009)

by Andrew Sadler

The JVP is a rough approximation of the Central Venous Pressure (CVP) which will be increased in heart failure and decreased in hypovolaemia (significant blood loss). In a patient acutely ill with severe haemodynamic upset (or potentially so, ...

Google previewMedical Masterclass: Module 3 - Clinical Skills (2008)

Finding the JVP is a key part of the cardiovascular examination because determining the filling pressure of the right side of the heart is important diagnosticallv. In PACES it assumes even greater importance because the examiners can see ...

Google previewCardiac Markers, An Issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine, (2014)

by Kent Balanis Lewandrowski

The JVP is a surrogate of the right atrial pressure and is represented by the distention of the internal jugular vein during different phases of the cardiac cycle. The JVP is measured by placing the patient at a 45 angle and inspecting the neck ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Women in South Asia: Sri Lanka (2004)

The first Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) insurgency in 1971 was an effort to take power from the state, and was suppressed in a less than a year. A large number of youth, chiefly young men, died during the insurgency, while several others ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Saarc Nations (2002)

by M.H. Syed

Rohana Wijeweera founded the Janata Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) in late 1960s. It was responsible for a youth-led insurrection against the government of Sirimavo Bandaranaike in 1971. It came perilously close to overthrowing the government ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

jugular venous pressure (JVP), blood pressure in the jugular vein, which reflects the volume and pressure of venous ...

Google previewDictionary of Terrorism (2013)

by John Richard Thackrah

jVP. KAU. xxx. xNDo. LITE. MACP MCP MIL MK MN LF MN R N O RAID N PA N PD N USAS OAS. Federal Bureau of Investigation (USA) FuerZas Democraticas Nicaraguenses (Nicaragua) Frente Democratico Revolucionario (El Salvador) ...

Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of South Asia (2015)

by Jivanta Schottli, Subrata K. Mitra, Siegried Wolf

Janatha Vimukhti Peramuna (JVP—People's Liberation Front) Founded in 1965 by Rochana Wijeweera, the Janatha Vimukhti Peramuna (JVP— People's Liberation Front) has been the most successful of Sri Lanka's leftist parties, appealing ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2008)

by Elizabeth Martin, Tanya McFerran

venous pressure (JVP) the blood pressure in the internal jugular vein, which is an indirect measurement of ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

jugular venous pressure (JVP) the pressure in the internal jugular vein, which is an indirect measurement of *central venous pressure (CVP) in the right atrium. In clinical 407 JVP ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Ethnic Conflicts, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2015)

by Joseph R. Rudolph Jr.

First, throughout Sri Lanka's south, the Sinhalese Peoples Liberation Front (JVP) used the IPKF's inability to subdue the Tamil extremists and Colombo's inability to protect the state to justify its terrorist campaign against civil servants, the police, ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

Science and Technology JVC Japan Victor Company; Jewelers Vigilance Committee jvp japanese vellum proofs; jugular venous pulse jvp (JVP) jugular venous pulse JVS Jewish Vocational Service; Joint Vocational School jw jacket water; ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

JVP practice the JVP is estimated by visual inspection at the bedside with the patient reclining at 45 degrees. jugum n. (in anatomy) a ridge or furrow that connects two parts of a bone. jumper's knee (patellar tendinitis) a form of * tendinitis ...

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