Mo., Ill. could mandate pulse ox tests for newborns

03/14/2013 | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Lawmakers in Missouri and Illinois are considering proposals to require neonatal pulse oximetry screening to detect congenital heart problems. A busy neonatal unit might find two heart problems a year using the test, according to the head of cardiology at St. Louis Children's Hospital. When defects go undetected, children can end up in emergency departments with organ damage.

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