Case 1Under humid environments, which NICU electrodes are suitable?
In a humid incubator, most NICU electrodes peel off easily. Or the adhesive gel easily swells. However strong adhesive gel can cause skin irritation. Nihon Kohden electrodes are designed so that they are suitable for humid incubators in an NICU.Read More
Case 1Is 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.Read More
Therefore transcutaneous gas monitoring has been used in an incubator.
However that has also other risk of burn injury including cutaneous vesicles.
Case 1Where is the Optimum Measurement Site of SpO2 for PICU/NICU Patients?
Our brochures and operation manuals recommend using the body weight of the patient as a yardstick when selecting an SpO2 probe. We also state that the ideal thickness of the measurement site is 6 to 18 mm in Case 2. Nonetheless, there are cases where it is difficult to stably measure an accurate SpO2 value, especially for neonates and infants.Read More