Pulmonary artery catheterization: a narrative and systematic critique of randomized controlled trials and recommendations for the future.

OBJECTIVE The purpose of this review is to evaluate the current literature regarding the efficacy of pulmonary artery catheterization, to assess the quality of existing randomized controlled trials and to make recommendations for future studies. DATA SOURCE A Medline search was conducted of English language studies published between 1970 and 1996 using as… (More)