Correlation Between PaO2/FIO2 and Peripheral Capillary Oxygenation/FIO2 in Burned Children With Smoke Inhalation Injury

Conclusions: PaO2/FIO2 and peripheral capillary oxygenation/FIO2 strongly correlate in burned children with smoke inhalation injury, with a peripheral capillary oxygenation of less than 92% providing the strongest correlation. Thus, peripheral capillary oxygenation/FIO2 ratio may be able to serve as surrogate for PaO2/FIO2, especially when titrating FIO2 to achieve a peripheral capillary oxygenation of 90–95% (i.e., in the acute respiratory distress syndrome range).
Source: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - Category: Pediatrics Tags: Online Clinical Investigations Source Type: research

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