Pulse oximetry.

J. A. Wahr, K. K. Tremper, M. Diab

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Pulse oximetry is a reliable, noninvasive, easy to use means of continuously determining arterial oxygen saturation in virtually any setting. This article details the historical and technical development of this monitor; reviews the literature on application, accuracy, and response; and presents an overview of future advances.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-105
Number of pages29
JournalRespiratory care clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 1995


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