Ep.36 - Capnography...Smoke from the Flames of Cellular Metabolism!


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In this episode, Dave talks about End-tidal CO2 (EtCO2), and how to use Capnography to better assess and treat your patients.

Also In This Episode:

  • What is Capnography?
  • Patient Case: 25 YO Male
  • When CO2 is not exhaled effectively
  • Oxygenation and Ventilation
  • 4 phases of EtCO2
  • EtCO2 and airway management
  • Using EtCO2 during cardiac arrest
  • Supporting graphs and stats
  • Waveform and EtCO2 examples - What do you think is happening with this patient?
  • EtCO2 + COPD - Shark fin pattern
  • Waveform examples - troubleshooting
  • Head injury
  • Patient Case: 25 YO Male - revisit

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