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Trial calls into question effectiveness of home pulse oximetry for COVID-19 patients

April 12, 2022HME News Staff

PHILADELPHIA – The addition of home pulse oximetry to remote monitoring for patients with test-confirmed COVID-19 did not result in a greater number of days alive and out of the hospital than subjective assessments of dyspnea alone, according to a trial conducted by physicians and other health care professionals at the University of Pennsylvania.  Twenty-eight physicians and other health care professionals from the Perelman School of Medicine published a letter to the editor in...

COVID-19, home pulse oximetry, Remote Patient Monitoring

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