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A Simple Pulse Ox Screening Can Save Our Youngest Pennsylvanians

by Jennifer E. on Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Did you know that some babies born with a heart defect can appear healthy at first and are sent home with their families before a problem is detected? Pulse oximetry is a simple, inexpensive painless bedside test that can help detect a critical congenital heart defect (CCHD) before a baby is released from the hospital. Click to send a quick message to Pennsylvania's lawmakers, urging their support of this simple screening that can make a big difference for our smallest citizens!

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