Accuracy and reliability of pulse oximetry at different arterial carbon dioxide pressure levels.

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The present study aimed to assess whether arterial carbon dioxide pressure (Pa,CO(2)) has an impact on agreement between oxygen saturation measured with pulse oximetry (Sp,O(2)) or arterial blood gas co-oximetry (Sa,O(2)). Sa,O(2) and Sp,O(2) determinations were obtained simultaneously from 846 patients under assessment for long-term home oxygen therapy in… (More)
DOI: 10.1183/09031936.00126507

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