Measuring CO2 using the CO2 Option or M3014A
The monitor (with the CO
of carbon dioxide in a patient's expired gas using the mainstream method or the sidestream method.
The mainstream CO
pediatric and neonatal patients. The sidestream CO
accessories, with intubated and non-intubated adult, pediatric, infant and neonatal patients. With
intubated patients, a sample of the respiratory gas is drawn from the patient's breathing circuit through
an airway adapter and a gas sampling tube. With non-intubated patients, the gas sample is drawn
through a nasal or oral-nasal cannula.
Altitude Setting: The monitor is not equipped with automatic barometric pressure compensation.
Before the CO
incorrect altitude setting will result in incorrect CO
5% for every 1000 m difference.
Use the CO
provided with the accessory.
Preparing to Measure Mainstream CO2
You must perform a zero as described in this procedure each time you use a new airway
Attach the sensor connector to the CO
measurement is integrated) or on the extension.
Wait 2 minutes, allowing the sensor to reach its operating temperature and a stable thermal
Choose the appropriate airway adapter and connect it to the sensor head. The airway adapter clicks
into place when seated correctly.
option) or the M3014A Capnography Extension measures partial pressure
measurement can be used, with appropriate accessories, with intubated adult,
measurement is used for the first time, the altitude must be set to the correct value. An
measurement with Philips approved accessories only. Refer to the instructions for use
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measurement can be used, with appropriate
readings. The CO
connector on the monitor (when the optional CO
readings will typically deviate