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Evaluation of two combined oxygen and carbon dioxide transcutaneous sensors.
  1. H K Lee,
  2. E Broadhurst,
  3. P Helms
  1. Respiratory Unit, Hospital for Sick Children, London.


    Two combined oxygen and carbon dioxide electrodes were assessed in neonates, infants, and children up to 16 years. They were convenient to use and the measurement error for PtcCO2 was acceptable. In both models, however, the PtcO2 electrode had a reduced performance compared with a single electrode.

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