Light source spectra are the likely cause of systematic bias in pulse oximeter readings for individuals with darker skin pigmentation

Mark S. Rea, Andrew Bierman

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6 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e101-e103
JournalBritish Journal of Anaesthesia
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2023


  • blood oxygen saturation
  • infrared light
  • light-emitting diode
  • narrowband red light
  • polychromatic red light
  • pulse oximetry
  • skin pigmentation
  • systematic bias

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