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  • tracheducation

    April 19, 2022 at 9:14 pm

    It could be from air trapping – for example a patient where the airway is not patent or from end stage COPD where the patient is not fully exhaling. Maybe check for airway patency by making sure there is a significant loss of exhaled tidal volume. You can also check the CO2 levels with capnography.

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