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  • That report, obtained and released by journalist Mark Danner earlier this year, describes an episode during which a doctor used a pulse oxymeter (a medical device that is placed on a patient's finger) to monitor the blood-oxygen level of a detainee being waterboarded for an hour.

    John H. Tucker: C.I.A. Inspector General Report: Did Military Doctors Intervene When Necessary?

  • Did the Russian woman want to see your nails because she wanted to sell you something, or because it is a quick way to detect low blood-oxygen content?

    Tuesday, Nov. 24 – The Bleat.

  • Under his direction, the UCLA lab has become one of the world's leading facilities for detecting the use of banned substances such as anabolic steroids, the blood-oxygen booster erythropoietin (EPO) and an array of other prohibited performance-enhancing drugs.

    Catlin has made a career out of busting juicers

  • /Ph.D. research physician, whose contributions spanned more than the G-suit, including heart catheterization, 3-D heart imaging and technology for the fingertip blood-oxygen monitor and the heart-lung machine.

    A Research Physician's Innovations Bore Fruit in Unexpected Ways

  • Experts attribute this improvement to the development of safer, faster-acting drugs and more sophisticated monitoring equipment that gauges the breathing rates, blood-oxygen levels, and even brain waves of sedated patients.

    Painless Facts about Anesthesia

  • The first thing to do was check her blood-oxygen saturation.

    Mountain Gorillas: Discovery Channel: June 2007

  • Next we checked her blood-oxygen saturation level to see if she could hold her own without oxygen.

    Mountain Gorillas: Discovery Channel: July 2007

  • It gets a much larger volume of air into your lungs and will consequently help to increase your blood-oxygen level as you head into higher realms see Belly Breathing, page 52.


  • Jukusui-kun is a plush bear that you use as a pillow, which receives blood-oxygen readings from a monitor on the sleeper's hand.

    Boing Boing

  • Among the two Canadian winners was a University of British Columbia invention that transforms a simple cell phone - common even in the poorest parts of sub-Saharan Africa - into a portable blood-oxygen tester; the second homegrown winner was a Hospital for Sick Children creation of "parental sprinkles" to get critically needed, but unusually terrible-tasting, calcium into the diets of pregnant women.

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