In recent years capnography has gained a foothold in the medical field
and is fast becoming a standard of care in anaesthesiology and critical
care medicine. In addition, newer applications have emerged which have
expanded the utility of capnographs in a number of medical disciplines.
This new edition of the definitive text on capnography reviews every
aspect of this valuable diagnostic technique. An introductory section
summarises the basic physiology of carbon dioxide generation and
transport in the body. A technical section describes how the instruments
work, and a comprehensive clinical section reviews the use of
capnography to diagnose a wide range of clinical disorders. Edited by
the world experts in the technique, and with over 40 specialist
contributors, Capnography, second edition, is the most comprehensive
review available on the application of capnography in health care.