Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, June 19th, 2005
Anesthesiologists in Canada conducted a prospective study to "determine the accuracy of colorimetric CO2 detection compared to the reference standard two-step radiological confirmation of feeding tube position."
Patients "presenting to a 21-bed medical-surgical intensive care unit" were enrolled in this study, noted D.W. Howes and coauthors at Kingston General Hospital.
"An adapter was developed using an endotracheal tube adapter to connect a colorimetric CO2 detector to a feeding tube in an...
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