What happens if I don’t replace my Capnograph Disposables?
  • mikebrampton
  • May 9, 2020
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Airway adapters, breathing circuits, sample lines and filters are all capnograph ‘disposables’ – designed to be replaced after every patient. This is not just so the manufacturers can keep customers paying out – there are sound clinical and physical reasons why this is recommended. Sidestream Capnographs Sidestream capnographs work by drawing a gas sample away…

The Capnography Resource Centre Launch
  • mikebrampton
  • March 30, 2020
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There’s never been a worse time to train your staff. As a company that offers CPD sessions, trust me – we’ve felt the sting. We know this also means that several of our customers who we had booked for sessions over the next six months will not be able to get the on-hand training that…

Dangers of using a Sidestream Capnograph on patients under 5kg
  • mikebrampton
  • 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…