When it comes to darker skin, pulse oximeters fall short

When it comes to darker skin, pulse oximeters fall short

A pulse oximeter is worn by Brown University professor Kimani Toussaint. The devices have been shown in research to produce inaccurate results in dark-skinned people, and Toussaint’s lab is developing technology that would be more accurate, regardless of skin tone. Craig LeMoult hide caption toggle caption Craig LeMoult A pulse oximeter is worn by Brown …

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