Accuracy of physiologic deadspace measurement in intubated pediatric patients using a metabolic monitor: comparison with the Douglas bag method.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the accuracy of physiologic deadspace (VD/VT) measurement, using a metabolic monitor. DESIGN Prospective collection of data. SETTING University-affiliated children's hospital with a 51-bed critical care area. PATIENTS Infants and children who were sedated and paralyzed and were receiving mechanical ventilation through a cuffed… (More)

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@article{Lum1998AccuracyOP, title={Accuracy of physiologic deadspace measurement in intubated pediatric patients using a metabolic monitor: comparison with the Douglas bag method.}, author={Lucy Chai-See Lum and Alvln L Saville and Shekhar T. Venkataraman}, journal={Critical care medicine}, year={1998}, volume={26 4}, pages={760-4} }