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Pulse oximetry for hypoxemia: a warning to users and manufacturers.
Intensive care medicine
Publication types: Journal Article ; Review - Publication Status: ppublish
Pulse oximetry represents a major advance in patient monitoring, but measurement below 70 to 80% saturation has important limitations. Several authors have tested pulse oximetry at low saturations with conflicting results. A review of these data indicates that every patient with a pulse oximeter value below 75 to 80% SaO2 should have one or more invasive measurements of the arterial SaO2 in order to avoid undetected severe hypoxemia.
Animals, Anoxia, Child, Critical Care, Dogs, False Negative Reactions, Humans, Infant, Monitoring, Physiologic, Oximetry
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