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New technique for servo-control of arterial oxygen tension in preterm infants.
  1. I R Beddis,
  2. P Collins,
  3. N M Levy,
  4. S Godfrey,
  5. M Silverman

    Abstract

    Equipment has been developed for the servo-control of arterial oxygen tension in sick, newborn babies. Using an indwelling umbilical arterial oxygen electrode as sensor, the equipment successfully regulated the administration of oxygen to 12 newborn babies with respiratory distress syndrome, significantly improving the stability of arterial oxygen tension and lessening the duration of episodes of hypoxia and hyperoxia.

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