New CO2 cables in Resus

We’ve moved to using new sidestream end tidal carbon dioxide adaptors in resus.

A video on how to connect them is here:

Remember, end tidal CO2 detection, or capnography, is mandatory in ALL intubations, including cardiac arrest. It is the most reliable way of confirming that the tracheal tube is in the airway (as opposed to the oesophagus).

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