Expanding the use of EMS CO2 Monitoring
By Dean Meenach
"Evolution in EMS practice continues at an increasing pace. Assessing the level of exhaled carbon dioxide is a good example of such progress; from its first use for endotracheal tube placement confirmation, we have come to value the use of end tidal carbon dioxide (EtCO2) monitoring in EMS practice We can anticipate an evolving role of CO2 monitoring in future clinical decision-making."
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