Method and apparatus for monitoring respiratory gases during anesthesia

  • US 6,981,947 B2
  • Filed: 06/24/2002
  • Issued: 01/03/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/22/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of monitoring a patient during administration of anesthesia wherein said patient is connected to a breathing circuit, comprising:

  • exposing at least one sensor to inspired and expired gases; and

    detecting one or more target substances with said sensor,wherein at least one anesthetic agent is delivered intravenously, and wherein the one or more target substances are indicative of the at least one anesthetic agent.

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