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how does anemia affect pulse ox reading? what is considered to be the normal range for someone who is anemic?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No effect: Anemia has no effect on oxygen saturation, i.e. pulse oximeter readings. Brething room air at sea level, normal is about 95% or higher.
Answered on Mar 16, 2020

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