Two cases of skin injury by a pulse oximeter probe are reported. The Authors hypothesize the local pressure as pathogenetic mechanism of the skin lesion and emphasize the importance of a careful management of critically ill patients during non-invasive monitoring.

[Skin lesions caused by oxygen saturation monitor probe: pathogenetic considerations concerning 2 neonatal cases]

Trevisanuto, D;Ferrarese, P;Zanardo, V
1995

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Two cases of skin injury by a pulse oximeter probe are reported. The Authors hypothesize the local pressure as pathogenetic mechanism of the skin lesion and emphasize the importance of a careful management of critically ill patients during non-invasive monitoring.
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