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Bedside Pulse Oximeters with a Clinical Algorithm Make Economic Sense in the Intensive Care Unit

By David J Leasa and Jacqueline M Walker

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect on arterial blood gas (ABG) and hospital resource use by introducing a strategy of using bedside oximeters with a clinical algorithm, based on the argument that bedside pulse oximeters make economic sense in the intensive care unit (ICU) if safe patient oxygenation can be ensured at a lower cost than that of existing monitoring options

Topics: Diseases of the respiratory system, RC705-779
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Year: 1996
DOI identifier: 10.1155/1996
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:631e4aa9f6f148b89a611adda3c50310
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