desaturate

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de·sat·u·rate

(dē-sat'yū-rāt),
To produce desaturation.
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Unlike many low-cost oximeters, Nonin Medical's clinically proven PureSAT pulse oximetry technology uses pulse-by-pulse filtering to achieve accuracy in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients who may be experiencing low pulse strength, poor circulation, labored breathing and frequent desaturations," Eagle said.
Clinicians want to catch oxygen desaturations as early as possible in this patient population, and they don't want false readings or false alarms.
Marked clinical improvement with regression of stridor was noted, and the patient was hemodynamically stable without any desaturations or an objective increase in respiratory rate during propranolol treatment.
The researchers found a significant increase in apneic events, oxygen desaturations and the number of arousals during sleep.
Are COPD patients with nocturnal REM sleep-related desaturations more prone to developing chronic respiratory failure requiring long-term oxygen therapy?
We take issue with the description of the oxygen desaturations reported in our studies as "clinically insignificant".
1c] values: the number of obstructive events in REM sleep and the number of oxygen desaturations of 3% or greater during REM sleep.
However, what is not covered by these devices is whether the arrhythmias or ECG changes observed are associated with sleep-disordered breathing abnormalities or oxygen desaturations.
Furthermore, severity of sleep apnea as measured by the apnea-hypopnea index, and the degree of oxygen desaturations during rapid-eye-movement sleep, accounted for more than 90% of the variability in measures of glucose tolerance including hemoglobin [A.
She has begun to get worse both by the presence of upper respiratory tract secretions with consequential extra labouring of her breathing and, associated with that, oxygen desaturations.
34] They discovered that the majority of jugular bulb oxygen desaturations occurred within the first 48 hours of injury.