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Figure 2

From: Accuracy of invasive arterial pressure monitoring in cardiovascular patients: an observational study

Figure 2

Fast-flush test. Amplitude ratio (AR): A2 (3 mm)/A1 (7 mm) = 0.43. The corresponding damping coefficient is 0.28 [9]. P identifies the period (peak-to-peak distance) necessary for the natural frequency calculation: paper speed/P. In the example, 25 (mm/sec)/2 mm = 12.5 Hz; these data can be then plotted into the diagram showed in Figure 3. N: normal QRS complex.

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