Carbon dioxide detection for diagnosis of inadvertent respiratory tract placement of enterogastric tubes in children

  • Protocol
  • Diagnostic

Authors

  • Fiona Smith,

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    1. Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, Edinburgh, UK
    • Fiona Smith, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus, Edinburgh, EH11 4BN, UK. f.smith@napier.ac.uk.

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  • Agi Holland,

    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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  • Marie Elen,

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

    1. Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, 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 respiratory EGT placement in children compared to the reference standard.