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Pulse oximetry values of neonates admitted for care and receiving routine oxygen therapy at a resource-limited hospital in Kenya.

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Aim

There are 2.7 million neonatal deaths annually, 75% of which occur in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Effective treatment of hypoxaemia through tailored oxygen therapy could reduce neonatal mortality and prevent oxygen toxicity.

Methods

We undertook a two-part prospective study of neonates admitted to a neonatal unit in Nairobi, Kenya, between January and December 2015. We determined the prevalence of hypoxaemia and explored associations of clinical risk fa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1111/jpc.13742

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University of California, San Francisco More from this funder
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health Journal website
Volume:
54
Issue:
3
Pages:
260-266
Publication date:
2017-10-27
Acceptance date:
2017-08-07
DOI:
EISSN:
1440-1754
ISSN:
1034-4810
Pubs id:
pubs:742540
URN:
uri:27cafff1-989e-4bd3-972a-99e864b338a7
UUID:
uuid:27cafff1-989e-4bd3-972a-99e864b338a7
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pubs:742540

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