The Effect of Skin Pigmentation on the Accuracy of Pulse Oximetry in Infants with Hypoxemia Academic Article uri icon

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  • To compare pulse oximetry measurement bias between infants with hypoxemia with either dark skin or light skin with Masimo Radical 7 and Nellcor Oximax. There was no significant difference in systematic bias based on skin pigment for either oximeter.


  • Foglia, Elizabeth E
  • Whyte, Robin K
  • Chaudhary, Aasma
  • Mott, Antonio
  • Chen, Jodi
  • Propert, Kathleen J
  • Schmidt, Barbara

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  • March 2017

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