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Capno Quiz/Clip Arts : Page 3

Capno-Quiz-Clip Arts

Bhavani Shankar Kodali MD

Do you understand capnography ? Check yourself

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This section can be used in two ways. If you saw a capnogram in the operating room today and you want to know what it is, identify the shape of the capnogram below and place the cursor over it to know the details. You can double click for a separate window showing details.

or,

Take a 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.

In endobronchial intubation:

(a) The height of the capnogram is increased

(b) The height of the capnogram is decreased

(c) Biphasic waveform can occur

(d) There may not be any change in the capnogram

(e) The capnogram may have prolonged phase II and with increased slope of phase III

All of the above may be True

All of the above may be False

Only (c) is true True

Only (a), (b) are true True

None of them are true True

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A massive carbon dioxide embolism during laparoscopic surgery can result in

Decreased ETCO2 True

Increased ETCO2 True

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During spontaneous ventilation in adults, the mean difference between PaCO2 and PETCO2 measured via LMA is similar to that measured via endotracheal tube. (answer leads to new window, close the window to return back)

True

False

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