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Applications of End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide (ETCO2) Monitoring in Emergency Department; a Narrative Review

Hamed Aminiahidashti, Sajad Shafiee, Alieh Zamani Kiasari, Mohammad Sazgar
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Abstract

Capnograph is an indispensable tool for monitoring metabolic and respiratory function. In this study, the aim was to review the applications of end-tidal carbon dioxide (ETCO2) monitoring in emergency department, multiple databases were comprehensively searched with combination of following keywords: “ETCO2”, “emergency department monitoring”, and “critical monitoring” in PubMed, Google Scholar, Scopus, Index Copernicus, EBSCO and Cochrane Database.

Keywords

Capnography; Emergency service, hospital; exhalation; carbon dioxide; monitoring, physiologic

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/emergency.v6i1.19298

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