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[Skill Modules >> Neck & Veins Examination >> Evidence Base ]

Evidence Base: Neck Veins

Some studies are available on the accuracy of bedside maneuvers to evaluate neck veins. The data on sensitivity, specificity, and other statistical measurements help to determine the value of bedside examination in diagnosing fluid status. See Epidemiology Glossary for definition of terms.

This section looks at data regarding three areas:

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