Inaccurate pulse oximeter readings tied to less supplemental oxygen for darker-skinned ICU patients

Grantee News
July 12, 2022

Patients with darker skin who received less accurate readings of their oxygen levels using pulse oximeters — the ubiquitous devices clamped on hospitalized patients’ fingers — also received less supplemental oxygen during ICU stays, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Source: STAT

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