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What is o2 saturation level?

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In brief: Oxygen in the blood

Oxygen saturation is the percentage of the hemoglobin ( the part of the red blood cell that carries oxygen through the blood)that is carrying oxygen.

In brief: Oxygen in the blood

Oxygen saturation is the percentage of the hemoglobin ( the part of the red blood cell that carries oxygen through the blood)that is carrying oxygen.
Dr. Robert Schlessel
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Dr. Daniel Engelman
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: % oxygen in blood

This is a measure of the amount of oxygen in your blood.
You're lungs need to be working well and you need to be receiving adequate oxygen for the saturation to be adequate. A number above 90% is considered acceptable.

In brief: % oxygen in blood

This is a measure of the amount of oxygen in your blood.
You're lungs need to be working well and you need to be receiving adequate oxygen for the saturation to be adequate. A number above 90% is considered acceptable.
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