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Pulse Oximeters Missed Low Oxygen Levels in More Black Veterans Than White Veterans

July 6, 2022

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5-15 mins
Black Hands Patient Nurse Pulse (1) 1200
Presented by Health Lab

Building on previous research, a new study from Michigan Medicine further confirms inaccurate readings based on race when using pulse oximeters. Valeria Valbuena, M.D., of the U-M Department of Surgery, shares recent findings, highlighting that the pulse oximetry bias problem is worse than initially thought and could affect many patients.

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