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Published online 1999 May 18. doi: 10.1186/cc341

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Number of false alarms for devices used to monitor respiratoryrate, mean systemic blood pressure from an arterial catheter, heart rate froman electrocardiogram (EKG), heart rate measured by pulse oximetry (POx) andO2 saturation measured by a pulse oximetry(SpO2). Forty-five per cent of all false alarms were dueto the SpO2 signal. Data from [39].

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