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Clinical applications of capnography 


1Department of Anesthesiology, Reanimatology and Intensive Care

DOI: 10.22514/SV31.022008.10 Vol.3,Issue S1,February 2008 pp.44-45

Published: 01 February 2008

*Corresponding Author(s): ZORICA NIKOLOVA-TODOROVA E-mail:


This article gives a short review of the basic definitions of capnography and its use. The introduction gives an overview of the historical development of this procedure. Technical features of the method are presented, followed by several definitions for understanding the basic terms needed to realize the applications of capnography. The last section is a descriptive part that explains the most important clinical applications of capnography, the strengths and limitations of this method. This article distinguishes capnography applications as a single procedure and its benefits as a complimentary procedure.


capnography, monitoring, 

ventilation, end-tidal CO2

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ZORICA NIKOLOVA-TODOROVA. Clinical applications of capnography . Signa Vitae. 2008. 3(S1);44-45.


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