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A Simple Way to Meet Capnography Guidelines

The new ADA 2016 Sedation Guidelines  include monitoring CO2.

NEW Video available!  

First, a statement about equipment:

“The equipment necessary for monitoring end-tidal CO2 and auscultation of breath sounds must be immediately available.”

Then, we have what actually needs to be monitored

The dentist must monitor ventilation and/or breathing by monitoring end-tidal CO2 unless precluded or invalidated by the nature of the patient, procedure or equipment. 

(Note a topic to be covered later:    In addition, ventilation should be monitored by continual observation of qualitative signs, including auscultation of breath sounds with a precordial or pretracheal stethoscope.)

Perhaps you already have a monitor that doesn’t include monitoring end-tidal CO2. If that’s the case, there is no reason to purchase an entire new monitor. The simple solution is to purchase a separate capnograph.

Nonin Capnography Monitor


SHOWN HERE:    Nonin Respsense CO2 Monitor with the Edan M3 SPO2/BP Monitor

  • Easy to read and use
  • Lightweight, portable and pole-mountable
  • Cost effective to purchase and operate with standard tubing
  • Additional pulse oximetry in the LifeSense capnograph
  • Made and serviced in the USA


Learn how easy and effective incorporating capnography into your dental practice can be!  Call to request your free white paper!  (800)753-6376




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