New technologies in pediatric anesthesia.

  title={New technologies in pediatric anesthesia.},
  author={Helen M. Holtby and Justin J Skowno and Daryl J. Kor and Randall P. Flick and Shoichi Uezono},
  journal={Paediatric anaesthesia},
  volume={22 10},
This article reviews potential pediatric applications of 3 new technologies. (1) Pulse oximetry-based hemoglobin determination: Hemoglobin determination using spectrophotometric methods recently has been introduced in adults with varied success. This non-invasive and continuous technology may avoid venipuncture and unnecessary transfusion in children undergoing surgery with major blood loss, premature infants undergoing unexpected and complicated emergency surgery, and children with chronic… CONTINUE READING
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