Reliability of new pulse CO-oximeter in victims of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Reliability of new pulse CO-oximeter in victims of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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dc.contributor.author Coulange, M
dc.contributor.author Barthelemy, A
dc.contributor.author Hug, F
dc.contributor.author Thierry, AL
dc.contributor.author De Haro, L
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-17T19:12:13Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-17T19:12:13Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Undersea Hyperb Med. 2008 Mar-Apr;35(2):107-11. en
dc.identifier.isbn 1066-2936
dc.identifier.other PMID: 18500075
dc.identifier.uri http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/8084
dc.description Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine : Journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc. en
dc.description.abstract STUDY OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability of noninvasive real-time measurement of carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) using a pulse CO-oximeter in victims of carbon monoxide poisoning (COP). METHODS: During the 7-month study period, pulse CO-oximetry was measured on patients admitted to the emergency department (ED) for suspected COP. Each patient included in the study underwent concomitant assessment of COHb by blood sampling and noninvasive pulse CO-oximetry (SpCO). RESULTS: Twelve non-smoker patients were included. Mean age was 40 +/- 17 years. No difference was found between the two COHb assessment techniques (p>0.05). Analysis using the Bland and Altman procedure suggested good alignment of the two techniques with a slight bias (i.e. -1.5%) indicating slight overestimation by the pulse CO-oximeter. Analysis using the Passing and Bablok statistical protocol further documented the reliability of the two methods. CONCLUSION: This study documents the precision of the correlation between readings obtained with the noninvasive pulse CO-oximeter and COHb measurements from blood samples. This preliminary result demonstrates that this simple rapid noninvasive technology could be useful before and after arrival at the ED. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society en
dc.subject carboxyhemoglobin en
dc.subject carbon monoxide en
dc.subject non-invasive en
dc.subject monitoring en
dc.subject evaluation en
dc.subject equipment en
dc.subject Measurement en
dc.subject pulse CO-oximetry en
dc.subject human en
dc.subject.mesh Evaluation Studies Adult Aged Biological Markers/blood Carbon Monoxide Poisoning/blood* Carboxyhemoglobin/analysis* Child Emergencies Female Humans Male Middle Aged Oximetry/methods* Prospective Studies Reproducibility of Results Biological Markers Carboxyhemoglobin en
dc.title Reliability of new pulse CO-oximeter in victims of carbon monoxide poisoning. en
dc.type Article en

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