People are buying pulse oximeters to try and detect coronavirus at home. Do you need one?

Physicians and other medical professionals use pulse oximeters on patients experiencing shortness of breath or those who have a lung or heart conditions to determine if they're getting enough oxygen. Health care professionals routinely use them in hospitals and clinics when checking vital signs.

Publisher: CNN | Author: Harmeet Kaur

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hypoxia, infection data, oxygen deprivation, precautions, and testing
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-04-26 (Modified: 2021-09-20)

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