FOAMcast - An Emergency Medicine Podcast

For years studies have questioned whether pulse oximeters perform as well in non-White patients as in White patients. This is particularly important now as disposition decisions in patients with COVID-19 are often made based on pulse oximetry readings.

We discussed an article by Sjoding et al in NEJM 

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Thanks for listening!
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

Direct download: Pulse_ox_Race.mp3
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