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Measuring Life & Breath

The benefits of capnography in EMS

This supplement to JEMS, sponsored by Oridion, highlights the importance of using capnography for both intubated and non-intubated patients.

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Capnography is the Ultimate Trend Setter

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P

Current Capnography Field Uses

Learn more about how capnography can be used for your patients.

Patricia A. Brandt, RN, BSN, MHR

Capnography Use Saves Lives & Money

A cost-benefit analysis of capnography use.

Patricia A. Brandt, RN, BSN, MHR

Capnography Helps Conscious Patients Too

Everyone knows about capnography use for the intubated patient, but what about other uses?


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Six Patients Present with Complex Waveforms

Do you think you can diagnose a patient based on this capnogram?

Patricia A. Brandt, RN, BSN, MHR

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