Topic: Use of pulse oximetry in the newborn
Must include the answers to the following:
Identify two (2) variables needed to promote the accuracy of pulse oximetry results in the newborn. Discuss why these variables are important to address.
•Identify two (2) benefits and two (2) limitations to performing a pulse oximetry on all newborns.
•Select one (1) of the six QSEN competencies and discuss how this competency can be used to make pulse oximetry screening in the newborn a reality to improve patient outcomes.