Dangers of using a Sidestream Capnograph on patients under 5kg
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  • March 4, 2020
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Most sidestream capnographs are made for human use. While these kinds of capnograph can still be used on bigger animals such as dogs, most are not tested on patients smaller than 10kg. Capnography with smaller animals can therefore cause a few unusual (and potentially lethal) results – here’s our guide on what to watch out…

Polly put the Pulse Oximeter on Part 1
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  • March 4, 2013
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1993, I have owned a real company for about a week and suddenly the phone is ringing! Shocked I answer..”Thames Medical how can I help you?” “I understand you can help me monitor a patient…who isn’t human” said the voice on the other end.

The Lion, The Dentist and The Pulse Oximeter
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  • February 25, 2013
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“Would your device work on one of my patients?”, the gentleman sitting next to me asked. The year 1987, the place a British Dental Association meeting somewhere in London.