capnograph


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cap·no·graph

(kap'nō-graf),
Instrument by which a continuous graph of the carbon dioxide content of expired air is obtained.

capnograph

/cap·no·graph/ (-graf″) a system for monitoring the concentration of exhaled carbon dioxide.

capnograph

[kap′nəgraf′]
Etymology: Gk, kapnos, smoke, graphein, to record
an instrument used in anesthesia, intensive care, and respiratory therapy to produce a capnogram, a tracing that shows the concentration of carbon dioxide in each exhaled breath. It is used to monitor the adequacy of mechanical ventilation. Also called capnogram.

cap·no·graph

(kap'nō-graf)
Instrument by which a continuous graph of the carbon dioxide content of expired air is obtained.
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This year we would really like to use the funds for more medical equipment for our helicopter and would like to purchase a capnograph for each helicopter we have.
An esophageal stethoscope was placed to monitor the heart rate and a capnograph and a pulse oximeter affixed to the endotracheal tube to monitor oxygen saturation and outflow C[O.
This accounts for phase one of the capnograph where, even though expiration has begun, there is no movement of the graph from baseline (see Figure 1, right).
The handbooks emphasize the use of the capnograph as a physiological monitor of appropriate resuscitation.
The NICO 2 device functions as a capnograph, pulse oximeter and gas flow monitor.
But the volumetric capnograph (volume-based capnograph) provides additional information on pulmonary function by analyzing the partial pressure of C[O.
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