The striking need for age diverse pulse oximeter databases

Mohamed Elgendi, Richard Fletcher, Harshit Tomar, John Allen, Rabab Ward, Carlo Menon

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The use of pulse oximetry data has grown significantly in recent years due to new applications of the technology and new wearable sensor platforms, as well as the widespread clinical demands of
the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Original languageEnglish
Article number782422
Pages (from-to)782422
Number of pages3
JournalFrontiers in Medicine
Early online date1 Dec 2021
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2021

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  • Medicine
  • PPG signal analysis
  • PPG waveform
  • anesthesia
  • digital health
  • elderly population
  • intensive care
  • photoplethysmography
  • pulse oximetry


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