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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It was noted that the capnometer confirms the tube position at the crucial 30 cm position.
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Monitoring of the ventilatory status of anesthetized birds of prey by using end-tidal carbon dioxide measured with a microstream capnometer.
The first study evaluated the EMMA portable capnometer in children under general anesthesia
Patients were ventilated with a tidal volume of 8-10 ml/kg with ventilatory rate of 12-15 breaths per minute maintaining the end tidal CO2 (ETCO2 ) between 35-40 mm Hg as measured by capnometer (Capnomac Ultima, Datex, Finland).
1) In any event patients treated with propofol have to be treated precisely and monitored continuously with an ECG monitor, a pulse oximeter and capnometer that contain alarms that detect changes quickly--something that Dr Murray failed to do and that led to Michael Jackson's death.
A hand-held device called a capnometer measures the amount of CO2 exhaled.
2] was measured with a capnometer (Capnocheck, BCI International).
2] by a side stream capnometer placed at the nostril and ECG were monitored and noted at the time of induction, post-induction, during the creation of pneumoperitoneum, then every 15 min throughout the procedure and every 30 min post-operatively.
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.
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.