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N Engl J Med. 2012 Nov 8;367(19):e27. doi: 10.1056/NEJMvcm1105237.

Monitoring ventilation with capnography.

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  • 1Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA. rafael.ortega@bmc.org

Abstract

Capnography, the graphic display of the exhaled and inhaled carbon dioxide concentration plotted against time, is used to monitor ventilation. This video reviews the principles of capnography and explains how to interpret the information it provides.

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