Capnography: not just for cardiac arrest

‘The Basics’Chapter 1 entitled ‘The Basics’ provides an overview of the technology behind capnometry/capnography, the various available options of measuring EtCO2 levels and a detailed look at all phases of the respiratory cycle, and how they are presented in a waveform. Furthermore, Valente discusses causes of artefact that may alter the patient's waveform and how to deal with them.

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