Waveform capnography in the intubated patient

CONTENTS Rapid Reference 🚀 Introduction:  An emerging standard of care Physiology etCO2, PaCO2, and dead space etCO2 and cardiac output Clinical background Evidence:  accuracy of etCO2 in predicting PaCO2 What is the PaCO2 target for an intubated patient? Interpretation of etCO2 waveform morphology Clinical utility Confirming endotracheal tube placement Guidance of cardiac arrest management Guidance … Continue reading Waveform capnography in the intubated patient