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Respiratory ->  Capnography
Capnography in EMS: Another Vital Sign?
By James J Augustine, MD

"Capnography, the measurement and reporting of carbon dioxide in the breathing circuit of a human, was first studied in the Netherlands in 1971. Thirty years later, end-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring was proposed as a useful tool in the setting of emergency prehospital care. Now, more than 10 years after that, capnography has become an essential tool for the treatment and safety of the most critical emergency patients… It is an ideal time to implement these monitors to improve critical patient care and improve the decision-making capabilities of emergency providers."

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Oridion Disposable CO2 Sampling Lines Overview

Capnography is an early indicator of adverse airway and respiratory issues. It can be used to monitor the severity of a patient’s condition and the effectiveness of treatment. With Oridion Disposable CO2 sampling lines, EMS providers can immediately detect airway obstruction and other ventilation problems. The lines provide continuous feedback on the breathing and ventilatory status of patients in emergency care.

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