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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 57, Issue 2, pp 175–178 | Cite as

Non-invasive monitoring in the pediatric ICU, part II: Transcutaneous Carbon dioxide monitoring (PtcCO2)

  • Thyyar Ravindranath
Symposium : Pediatric Intensive Care
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Conclusions

Transcutaneous CO2 monitoring is a useful non-invasive method of following PtcCO2 along with PtcO2 can be used to monitor pulmonary function, systemic circulation and local tissue perfusion. They are more sensitive in reflecting circulatory changes than conventional monitoring variables such as heart rate, EKG, arterial

Keywords

Aztreonam Carbon Dioxide Partial Pressure Venous Limb Respiratory Intensive Care Unit Monobactam 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thyyar Ravindranath
    • 1
  1. 1.Pediatric Critical Care Unit, Department of PediatricsCook County Children’s HospitalChicagoUSA

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