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Isolated pulse oximetry readings are unreliable

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6986.1065b (Published 22 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1065
  1. Ian Waite,
  2. Robert W M Walker,
  3. Andrew Sharples,
  4. Oliver Dearlove
  1. Registrar in anaesthesia Consultant in anaesthesia and paediatric intensive care Consultant in anaesthesia and paediatric intensive care Consultant in anaesthesia and paediatric intensive care Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester M27 4HA

    EDITOR,—We are concerned at David Isaac's recommendation that general practitioners should routinely carry pulse oximeters to aid their assessment of children with bronchiolitis.1 In support of this he cites two …

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