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Title: Pulse oximetry for newborns: should it be routine?
Author: Swenson, Amanda; Brown, Dionna; Stevermer, James J.
Keywords: congenital heart defects
diagnostic medicine
echocardiography
pulse oximetry
Date: 2012-05
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 60(5) 2012: 283+.
Abstract: Ensure that all newborns undergo pulse oximetry screening before discharge—and that abnormal results are immediately followed up with echocardiography. Strength of recommendation B: Based on a single cohort study consistent with multiple studies in other populations.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/14431

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