Surgery Technician Oakland Veterinary Referral Services Clinton Twp, Michigan
Measuring end-tidal carbon dioxide (ETCO2) using infrared technology was first introduced by Luft in 1943. Since that time, this technology has evolved into an essential component for monitoring patients in a variety of clinical settings, such as throughout the perianesthetic episode, during long-term ventilation, and in the emergency room. Learn about various methods used to measure ETCO2, as well as the pros and cons associated with each method. Troubleshooting capnograms is also discussed.