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2021 Jul 17

Auton Neurosci


Characteristics and predictors for silent hypoxemia in a cohort of hospitalized COVID-19 patients.


García-Grimshaw M, Flores-Silva F D, Chiquete E, Cantú-Brito C, Michel-Chávez A, Vigueras-Hernández A P, Domínguez-Moreno R, Chávez-Martínez O A, Sánchez-Torres S, Marché-Fernández O A, González-Duarte A
Auton Neurosci. 2021 Jul 17; 235:102855.
PMID: 34293703.


An intriguing feature recently unveiled in some COVID-19 patients is the "silent hypoxemia" phenomenon, which refers to the discrepancy of subjective well-being sensation while suffering hypoxia, manifested as the absence of dyspnea.