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Everyone's pulse ox should be over 90% ideally over 95%. Pulse oximetery measures how much oxygen is being carried in one's blood stream.

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Q: What SPO2 would indicate hypoxia in a child?
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What is the normal spo2 rate in the us?

The normal SpO2 rate in the US is typically around 95-100%. This means that the blood is carrying a healthy amount of oxygen to the body's tissues. If SpO2 levels drop below 90%, it may indicate a potential breathing or circulation issue.

What would cause 100 percent spo2 reading?

Since the normal SpO2 max is ~98%, due to physiological demands/metabolism, it would be the accuracy of the equipment that produced a 100% reading. Typically, pulse oximitry has an accuracy of +/- 2%.

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What does low spo2 signify?

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Which part of cpap controls oxygen saturation?

The CPAP machine itself does not control your SPO2 or oxygen saturation, so there is no part that controls this. Simplified, SPO2 is the amount of oxygen, expressed as a percent, found in the blood. Your optimal SPO2 is determined during your sleep study. The RT or Polysomnographer that performed your sleep study would adjust your pressure, measured in centimeters of water, to determine what decreases your apnea events while keeping your SPO2 as optimal as possible. This is called titrating. So essentially the oxygen saturation is controlled by the pressure setting that is determined by your physician as your therapeutic level or range. If by using a pulse ox monitor, you have determined that your SPO2 is dropping while using your CPAP machine, you should discuss these finding with your physician because a new sleep study may be required.

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What are the interpretations of different percentages of SpO2 of a pulse oximeter?

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