Inability of single resting arterial blood gas to predict significant hypoxaemia in COPD

Jim M Trauer, Chelsea Gielen, Tom Trauer, Christopher L Steinfort

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Abstract

While point measurement of resting PaO2 is the traditional goldstandard for assessment of oxygenation in COPD, 24-hour oximetry may identify further patients with clinically significant hypoxaemia. We aimed to describe the relationship between these two parameters and identify other correlated variables
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387 - 394
Number of pages8
JournalInternal Medicine Journal
Volume42
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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