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Pulse oximetry, congenital heart defects, newborns


Pulse oximetry detects the level of oxygen in the blood. A deficiency of oxygen can indicate the presence of CHD. Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) are the number one birth defect in newborns • CHD contributes to 3% of infant mortality and 46% of deaths from congenital malformations in the first year of life

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