Utility of Pulse Oximetry to Detect Aspiration: An Evidence-Based Systematic Review

Abstract

Pulse oximetry is a commonly used means to measure peripheral capillary oxyhemoglobin saturation (SpO2). Potential use of pulse oximetry to detect aspiration is attractive to clinicians, as it is readily available, quick, and noninvasive. However, research regarding validity has been mixed. This systematic review examining evidence on the use of pulse… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00455-017-9868-1

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@article{Britton2017UtilityOP, title={Utility of Pulse Oximetry to Detect Aspiration: An Evidence-Based Systematic Review}, author={Deanna Britton and Amy Roeske and Stephanie K Ennis and Joshua O. Benditt and Cassie Quinn and D. Graville}, journal={Dysphagia}, year={2017}, pages={1-11} }