Pulse oximetry at the roadside: a study of pulse oximetry in immediate care.

@article{Silverston1989PulseOA,
  title={Pulse oximetry at the roadside: a study of pulse oximetry in immediate care.},
  author={P P Silverston},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1989},
  volume={298 6675},
  pages={711-3}
}
The measurement of tissue oxygen saturation with a pulse oximeter is of proved value in the hospital setting. The development of a portable oximeter has allowed this investigation to be performed during the prehospital phase of a patient's care. Pulse oximetry was performed at the roadside in 25 patients with abnormal trauma scores and found to be of benefit in detecting and monitoring hypoxia in patients with airway obstruction, depressed respiration due to head injury, and, in particular… CONTINUE READING
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