Validity of Spo2/Fio2 Ratio in Detection of Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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Nemat Bilan; Azar Dastranji; Afshin Behbahani ghalehgolab;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
  • Journal: International Journal of Pediatrics (issn: 2345-5047, eissn: 2345-5055)
  • Subject: Pulse oximetry | RJ1-570 | Pediatrics | Pao2/Fio2 ratio | ARDS | ALI
    mesheuropmc: respiratory system | respiratory tract diseases | fungi | circulatory and respiratory physiology

Introduction:  One ofdiagnostic criteria for Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome is  pao2/fio2 (PF) ratio 300 for ALI or 200 for ARDS. This criteria requires invasive arterial sampling. Measurement of Spo2/Fio2 (SF) ratio by pulseoximetry may be a ... View more
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