Clinical Uses

Clinical Aspects

Bhavani Shankar Kodali MD

Capnography provides three sources of information

 

From Numbers- PETCO2 values- Capnometry
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From Lines and Curves--Shapes of capnograms - Capnography
clinicallines
From (a-ET)PCO2 gradients or differences- Alveolar dead space
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Analysis of Capnograms

 

Applications/Clinical uses of Capnography