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The MiniCAP III CO2 Detector: assessment of a device to distinguish oesophageal from tracheal intubation.
  1. G A McLeod,
  2. M D Inglis
  1. Department of Anaesthetics, Monklands General Hospital, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

    Abstract

    A new portable infra-red CO2 detector was assessed in 50 intubated patients. This device was 100% accurate in distinguishing between tracheal and oesophageal intubation when used by nursing and paramedic personnel.

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