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Understanding Carbon Dioxide in Resuscitation

2022 16 Mar

Peri-arrest CO 2  measurement may serve to assess resuscitation efficacy and guide clinical decisions. This paper reviews current knowledge and future research directions for CO 2  measurement and clinical application during CPR. Carbon Dioxide During Normal Heart-Lung Function CO 2  is produced by the mitochondria... Read more

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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CO2 in the critically ill

2018 16 Mar

CO 2 exerts potent effects on lung biology that could be clinically relevant in critically ill patients, in particular those with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The impact of hypercapnia on outcome in these patients is yet to be determined. The physiological effects of hypercapnia are increasingly well understood, but the literature... Read more