capnometer

capnometer

 [kap-nom´ĕ-ter]
a device for measuring the end-tidal partial pressure of carbon dioxide.

capnometer

/cap·nom·e·ter/ (kap-nom´ĕ-ter) a device for monitoring the end-tidal partial pressure of carbon dioxide.

cap·nom·e·ter

(kap-nom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument that measures the carbon dioxide concentration of exhaled air.
Synonym(s): CO2 analyzer.
[G. kapnos, smoke, + metron, a measure]

capnometer

an instrument for monitoring breathing rate and adequacy of ventilation. It attaches to the endotracheal tube and measures the partial pressure of carbon dioxide in expired gases.
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Contract notice: Acquisition of capnometer miniaturized, consumables, spare parts and training for operational use.
The bird was intubated with a 1-mm endotracheal tube, monitored with a Microstream sidestream capnometer (NPB-75, Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Pleasanton, CA, USA) and an electrocardiogram, and placed on a warm pad.
A hand-held device called a capnometer measures the amount of CO2 exhaled.
2] was measured with a capnometer (Capnocheck, BCI International).
April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo(NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that its iSpO2(TM) pulse oximeter for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch and EMMA (TM) Emergency Capnometer earned JEMS Hot Product awards.
2]) was measured with a capnometer (Tidal wave 715, Respironics, Carlsbad, CA, USA) attached to the endotracheal tube, and intermittent positive-pressure ventilation was instituted to maintain PETC[O.
The new BCI[R] Capnocheck[R] capnometer from Smiths Medical, PM is a pocket-sized, fully quantitative capnometer that monitors CO concentrations and respiratory rate in one easy-to-use device The device uses miniaturized mainstream ETCO2 technology, providing accuracy in a lightweight, cost effective capnometer.
The disposable capnometer is a simple, portable device that produces a colour change in the presence of exhaled C[O.
Smiths Medical Introduces Capnocheck[R] Capnometer II-44
Differences in respiration rate of >4 bpm for 20 seconds or more between the two devices led to 28 clinical assessments of respiration rate, with 46% of errors attributed to the capnometer, 36% to RRa, and 18% to both methods.