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A transcutaneous blood oxygen monitor is used to help doctors
find out whether a person needs supplemental oxygen or an adjustment to the
amount of supplemental oxygen they are already receiving. A sensor attached to
the person's finger connects to a machine that gives a reading of the oxygen
level in the person's blood.
This test does not require taking a sample of a person's
Current as of:
September 6, 2013
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Larry A. Latson, MD - Pediatric Cardiology
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