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Descriptor in English: Oximetry
Descriptor in Spanish: Oximetría
Descriptor in Portuguese: Oximetria
Descriptor in French: Oxymétrie
Entry term(s): Oximetries
Oximetries, Pulse
Oximetry, Pulse
Pulse Oximetries
Pulse Oximetry
Tree number(s): E01.370.225.124.100.100.600
E01.370.370.380.600
E01.370.386.700.100.600
E05.200.124.100.100.600
Scope note: The determination of oxygen-hemoglobin saturation of blood either by withdrawing a sample and passing it through a classical photoelectric oximeter or by electrodes attached to some translucent part of the body like finger, earlobe, or skin fold. It includes non-invasive oxygen monitoring by pulse oximetry.
Annotation: for measurement of blood oxygen using an oximeter: not a synonym for "oxygen measurement" ( = OXYGEN / anal)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS UI: 22594
Descriptor UI: D010092
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/01
Oximetry - Preferred
Concept UI M0015654
Scope note The determination of oxygen-hemoglobin saturation of blood either by withdrawing a sample and passing it through a classical photoelectric oximeter or by electrodes attached to some translucent part of the body like finger, earlobe, or skin fold. It includes non-invasive oxygen monitoring by pulse oximetry.
Preferred term Oximetry
Entry term(s) Oximetries
Oximetry, Pulse - Narrower
Concept UI M0015655
Preferred term Oximetry, Pulse
Entry term(s) Oximetries, Pulse
Pulse Oximetries
Pulse Oximetry



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