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Inaccuracies in pulse oximeters may delay COVID-19 treatment for nonwhite patients

Black and Hispanic patients were respectively 29% and 23% less likely than white patients to have their treatment eligibility recognized by pulse oximetry A retrospective analysis of more than 7,000 patients with COVID-19 found that pulse oximeter devices—tools that measure oxygen levels in the blood and that are used in […]

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