Carbon dioxide detection for testing nasogastric tube placement in adults

  • Protocol
  • Diagnostic

Authors

  • Agi Holland,

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    1. Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, Edinburgh, UK
    • Agi Holland, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus, Sighthill Court, Edinburgh, EH11 4BN, UK. a.holland@napier.ac.uk.

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  • Fiona Smith,

    1. Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, Edinburgh, UK
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  • Kay Penny

    1. Edinburgh Napier University, School of Management, Edinburgh, UK
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine the diagnostic accuracy of capnometry and capnography for detecting correct NGT placement in adults compared to the reference standard.