Use of end-tidal carbon dioxide detection to determine correct placement of nasogastric tube: a meta-analysis.

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International journal of nursing studies, ISSN: 1873-491X, Vol: 48, Issue: 4, Page: 513-21

Publication Year:
2011
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Repository URL:
https://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/2215; https://researchbank.acu.edu.au/fhs_pub/2429
PMID:
21215969
DOI:
10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2010.12.004
Author(s):
Chau, Janita P C; Lo, Suzanne H S; Thompson, David R; Fernandez, Ritin; Griffiths, Rhonda
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Nursing; Adult; Capnographies; Critical care; Diagnostic techniques; Meta-analysis; Nasogastric tube; Medicine and Health Sciences; Social and Behavioral Sciences
review description
To review the diagnostic accuracy of end-tidal carbon dioxide detection in detecting inadvertent airway intubation and verifying correct placement of nasogastric tubes.