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Table 1 Diagnostic equipment necessary for cardiovascular intensive care

From: Evolved role of the cardiovascular intensive care unit (CICU)

 • Bedside monitoring system: ECG, blood pressure, respiratory rate  
 • Pulse oximeter (SpO2)  
 • Thermometer  
 • Twelve-lead electrocardiography  
 • Cardiac ultrasound device  
 • Cardiac output measurement system: Swan-Ganz catheter  
 • Portable X-ray imaging equipment  
 • Doppler blood flow meter  
 • Blood gas analyzer