Use of Capnography in the Delivery Room for Assessment of Endotracheal Tube Placement

@article{Repetto2001UseOC,
  title={Use of Capnography in the Delivery Room for Assessment of Endotracheal Tube Placement},
  author={Javier E Repetto and PA-C Pamela K Donohue and Sarah F. Baker and Lorine Kelly and Lawrence M. Nogee},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={21},
  pages={284-287}
}
OBJECTIVE: Determine whether end-tidal CO2 (ETCO2) monitoring allows for more rapid discrimination of tracheal versus esophageal intubation than standard clinical assessment during neonatal resuscitation in the delivery room.STUDY DESIGN: Endotracheal tube (ETT) placement was assessed using either a hand-held monitor that displayed graphic and quantitative ETCO 2 by an investigator not involved in the resuscitation, or using clinical parameters by the resuscitation team unaware of the ETCO 2… CONTINUE READING