jugular venous pulse

jugular venous pulse

The visible movement of the skin caused by movement of blood in an internal jugular vein when the subject reclines with the neck at 45. Examination of the pulse can provide information about the function of the right side of the heart. See also HEPATOJUGULAR REFLUX.
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Cardiovascular examination revealed an elevated jugular venous pulse (JVP).
The topics selected were Physiology of coronary circulation, Physiology of cerebral circulation, Physiology of jugular venous pulse and Physiology of arterial pulse.
Next the process was repeated with the first group exposed to E-Learning on arterial pulse and second group to traditional lecture on jugular venous pulse.
It is known how CSA of the jugular significantly varies determining the so called phenomenon of the jugular venous pulse (JVP) [32, 33].
The IJV pulsatility, the so-called jugular venous pulse (JVP), represents a corner stone of clinical medicine.
of Toronto--arterial pulse, blood pressure measurement, jugular venous pulse, precordial pulsations, heart sounds, murmurs, elements of auscultation, pathophysiology, and local and systemic manifestations of cardiovascular disease.