Case1 Is CO2 monitoring in an incubator limited to transcutaneous gas monitoring?
An incubator in NICU has a lot of moisture and fogging, so it is difficult to monitor CO2 through a sampling tube for carbon dioxide.
Therefore transcutaneous gas monitoring has been used in an incubator.
However that has also other risk of burn injury including cutaneous vesicles.
Can we monitor CO2 safely in an incubator?
Our CO2 technology solves these difficulties.
- Moisture and fogging problems
- Burn injury
Moisture and Fogging Problems
Nihon Kohden's airway adapter has an anti-fogging membrane.
cap-ONE sensor (Nihon Kohden CO2 technology) with the adapter connected is the smallest sensor on the market, the weight is only 4 grams.
The dead space of the airway adapter for neonates is only 0.5 ml. It is suitable for NICU.
Nihon Kohden’s CO2 monitoring technology has a safe heater-less system. It could prevent burn injuries.
Besides, Nihon Kohden’s CO2 monitoring technology acquires estimating carbon dioxide through exhalation not transcutaneous monitoring. Thereby it does not need a transcutaneous gas monitoring system.
Learn more in the PDF, cap-ONE Information Vol. 1 [1.28MB/2pages].