Pulse oximetry is widely used to measure oxygen saturation in inpatient and outpatient settings.
As with any medical technology, competence in interpretation and application of the data is essential for patient care.
We therefore undertook a study to quantify pediatric house staff's knowledge of pulse oximetry and their ability to interpret the information.
A 16-item multiple choice questionnaire (6 demographic, 10 knowledge) was developed to assess knowledge of pulse oximetry.
The questionnaire was administered to a total of 134 pediatric house staff from five medical school-affiliated residency programs in New York City.
Mots-clés Pascal : Oxymétrie pouls, Connaissance, Aptitude professionnelle, Interprétation, Médecin, Pédiatrie, Enseignement, Evaluation, Etats Unis, Enfant, New York, Mesure, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Gaz sanguin
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pulse oxymetry, Knowledge, Vocational aptitude, Interpretation, Physician, Pediatrics, Teaching, Evaluation, United States, Child, New York, Measurement, North America, America, Human, Blood gas
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