What are the AHA and ERC recommended preductal oxygen saturation (SpO2) targets for neonates?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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A comparison of the preductal oxygen saturation (SpO2) targets after birth are listed in Table 3, below. [43, 51]

Table 3. Preductal Oxygen Saturation (SpO2) Targets (Open Table in a new window)

 

1 Minute

2 Minutes

3 Minutes

4 Minutes

5 Minutes

AHA

60-65%

65-70%

70-75%

75-80%

85-95%

ERC

60%

70%

80%

85%

90%


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