volumetric capnography

volumetric capnography

Abbreviation: VCap
The plot of the expired partial pressure of carbon dioxide versus the expired tidal volume during a breath. It may help determine the optimal tidal volume for the mechanically ventilated patient.
See also: capnography
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T] measured by volumetric capnography, and the PaC[O.
Nevertheless, it would be premature to discard volumetric capnography.
2] using volumetric capnography and an ANN or similar machine-learning approach.
demonstrated that volumetric capnography accurately calculated physiological dead space in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome and correlated with standard metabolic cart method [22].