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Updated April 2021 - Capno CPR and Capno sedation

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This is a capnogram seen during general anesthesia and muscle relaxants. The cleft on the alveolar plateau is due to spontaneous respiratory effort. Occasionally surgical manipulation in the abdomen or surgeon leaning on the chest can produce a similar capnogram.
 
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