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4.12: Finding the Error Activity 1- Pulse Oximetry

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  • Now you have an opportunity to find errors in measurement techniques. The first activity involves watching a short film clip. Check it out!

    What error in technique is this healthcare provider making while measuring oxygen saturation in Film clip 4.1?

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    Film clip 4.1 Oxygen saturation taken incorrectly
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