Pulse Oximetry and Transcutaneous Oxygen Tension for Detection of Hypoxemia in Critically Ill Infants and Children

  • S. Fanconi
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (ABBI, volume 7)

Abstract

Transcutaneous PO2 electrodes are now widely used for monitoring oxygenation1–3. Within the last years pulse oximetry (tcSaO2) has also become available and several studies have demonstrated its reliability between 70 and 100% saturation4–8.

Keywords

Catheter Dioxide Monit 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Fanconi
    • 1
  1. 1.Intensive Care UnitUniversity Children’s HospitalZürichSwitzerland

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