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Pulse oximetry for perioperative monitoring

  1. Tom Pedersen1,*,
  2. Karen Hovhannisyan2,
  3. Ann Merete Møller3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Anaesthesia Group

Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

Assessed as up-to-date: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002013.pub2


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Pedersen T, Hovhannisyan K, Møller AM. Pulse oximetry for perioperative monitoring. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD002013. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002013.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Rigshospitalet, Head and Orthopaedic Center, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark

  2. 2

    Rigshospitalet, The Cochrane Anaesthesia Review Group, Copenhagen, Denmark

  3. 3

    Herlev University Hospital, The Cochrane Anaesthesia Review Group, Rigshospitalet & Department of Anaesthesiology, Herlev, Denmark

*Tom Pedersen, Head and Orthopaedic Center, Rigshospitalet, HOC 2101, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen,Blegdamsvej 9, Copenhagen Ø, DK-2100, Denmark. doctp@yahoo.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

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