TITLE

An unusual foreign body in breathing circuit detected by capnography

AUTHOR(S)
Bansal, Shivendu; Solanki, Sohan Lal; Yadav, Rupesh
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Anesthesia: Essays & Researches;Jul-Dec2011, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p245
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a case of an unusual foreign body in breathing circuit detected by capnography in a 45-year-old patient scheduled for emergency exploratory laparotomy. The patient was induced with rapid sequence anesthesia after preoxygenation with 100% oxygen. No disconnections of the breathing circuit or capnography and no malfunctioning of ventilator were observed while monitoring the patient. However, inspection of the capnograph's circuit adapter showed wet cotton stuck at the port.
ACCESSION #
74561589

 

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