Con: pulse oximetry is useful in predicting acute mountain sickness.

Abstract

Pulse oximeters are now commonly used in the high altitude environment and it is easy to see why. They are cheap, portable and capable of giving an indirect measurement of arterial oxygen saturation (SpO2) in just a few seconds. Since SpO2 is widely believed to reflect tissue oxygenation it follows that a measurement can identify those who are likely to… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/ham.2013.1140

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@article{Windsor2014ConPO, title={Con: pulse oximetry is useful in predicting acute mountain sickness.}, author={Jeremy S Windsor and George W Rodway}, journal={High altitude medicine & biology}, year={2014}, volume={15 4}, pages={442-3} }