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Take the following quiz and see if you are right. For the answer place the cursor over the capnogram, or the answer box. You can double click for a separate window showing details.
Can all of the following waveforms be normal variants in infants and children?
A decreases in cardiac output for a given ventilation, decreases the End-tidal PCO2.
During an air embolism, what happens to the end-tidal PCO2 and the alveolar dead space?
Alveolar dead space