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Pulse oximetry is commonly used during out-of-hospital care as a non-invasive method to evaluate and monitor patients, and guide the administration of titrated oxygen therapy. Due to the varied environments encountered within the community, practitioners interpreting pulse oximetry (SpO2) results should consider factors which may contribute to unreliable readings.
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