quick question..

  1. quick questions:

    what does it mean to transduce a line? sorry if this is a stupid question....thanks!
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    Specialty: 1 year(s) of experience in Medical Telemetry

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  3. by   PICNICRN
    In very simple terms...To "transduce" means to monitor a value. You hook your art line up to a transducer and you get a blood pressure on the monitor. Same with a CVP on a central line.
  4. by   jamieousn
    thanks!
  5. by   dorie43rn
    Quote from jamieousn
    thanks!

    Always remember, there are no stupid questions.
  6. by   jamieousn
    thanks!
  7. by   NIUredblack
    I think technically to transduce is just to convert forms of energy. So you are converting the fluid pressure from the arterial line into an electrical signal that can display on to a monitor. Something like that :-)
  8. by   jamieousn
    thank you

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