Pulse Oximetry is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Oximetry, pulse ox.

Common Use:
To assess arterial blood oxygenation toward evaluating respiratory status during ventilation, acute illness, activity, and sleep and to evaluate the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions.

Area Of Application:
Earlobe, fingertip; for infants, use the large toe, top or bottom of the foot, or sides of the ankle.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Pulse Oximetry ID - 425220 Y1 - 2017 PB - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425220/all/Pulse_Oximetry ER -