Pulse oximetry values in healthy term newborns at high altitude.

@article{Salas2008PulseOV,
  title={Pulse oximetry values in healthy term newborns at high altitude.},
  author={Ariel A. Salas},
  journal={Annals of tropical paediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={275-8}
}
BACKGROUND Normal reference values for pulse oximetry saturation (POS) have been established for healthy term newborns at sea level; however, normal values for POS have not been clearly defined for infants born at high altitudes. OBJECTIVE To determine reference values of POS during the 1st day of life in a sample of healthy term newborns born at >3500 m above sea level. DESIGN/METHODS A prospective cohort study in healthy term infants with a normal cardiopulmonary examination and an Apgar… CONTINUE READING

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