Quiz: How to teach capnography to EMS providersBy Sean Hulsman Capnography is now a standard tool in the treatment and assessment of patients with respiratory or airway compromise. Nearly as important as understanding capnography is knowing how to teach it. Preceptors and field training officers may be the best source of information a new provider will get on ETCO2 and waveforms....
HealthStream®: Using Capnography during Non-Invasive VentilationWhile capnography has long been recognized as the standard of care in the operating room and ICU, only recently has the utility of this monitoring modality in other acute care areas received increased attention.
HealthStream®: Standards for Capnography During ACLSIn 2010, the American Heart Association updated their Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) guidelines to include capnography as a required standard of care for use by “Code Team” members.
HealthStream®: Emergency Care Basics: Capnography MonitoringCapnography is a powerful field assessment tool for EMS providers. It is useful on intubated and conscious patients, and important as a prehospital triage and treatment guiding tool.
Capnography Use during Resuscitation and Rapid ResponseDaniel Davis, MD will review the University of California San Diego use of capnography within their resuscitation and rapid response protocols and the improved outcomes associated with their program.
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