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Currently available systems for breath-by-breath CO2 analysis include mass spectrometry and infrared light absorption.

The expiratory capnogram is a technique that provides qualitative information on the waveform patterns associated with mechanical ventilation and quantitative estimation of arterial PCO2.

Capnography seems reliable for use as a non-invasive tool for assessing alveolar ventilation during weaning in general intensive care patients. • Capnography is one of the most reliable methods of detecting esophageal intubation.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Have You Been Told Over And Over Again That You Snore A Lot, But You Choose To Ignore It? Have you been experiencing lack of sleep at night and find yourself waking up in the wee hours of the morning to find yourself gasping for air?

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