Intraoperative end-tidal carbon dioxide concentrations: What is the target?

Megan Way, Gary E. Hill

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Recent publications suggest that target end-tidal carbon dioxide concentrations should be higher than values currently considered as acceptable. This paper presents evidence that end-tidal carbon dioxide values higher than concentrations that are currently targeted result in improved patient outcomes and are associated with a reduced incidence of postoperative complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number271539
JournalAnesthesiology Research and Practice
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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