ROTH Score to Assess O2 Sat for Telemedicine

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ROTH Score to Assess O2 Sat for Telemedicine



Have pt take deep breath in & count out loud from 1 to 30 in native language in a single breath, as rapidly as possible



Identify Pulse Ox < 90% (on Room Air)

Maximal Counting Number < 7

     OR

Counting Time < 5 seconds

  - Sensitivity of 87 %

  - Specificity of 82 %



PMID 27701750: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27701750



Salim R. Rezaie, MD @srrezaie



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Salim R. Rezaie, MD
@srrezaie
The creator and founder of REBEL EM and REBEL Cast, a free, critical appraisal blog and podcast that try to cut down knowledge translation time of research to bedside clinical practice. rebelem.com | https://twitter.com/srrezaie
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