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Validity of Roth’s Test in patients with COVID-19

Could we measure oxygen saturation through the voice of the patient?
Smart Dyspnea, the early assesment that may help saving lives

Keywords: Roth’s Test; Oxygen Saturation; Smart Dyspnea.

Description of the Study:

  • Title: Correlation between the Roth Test and Oxygen Saturation in Patients with COVID-19.
  • Principal investigator: Raúl Ferrer-Peña.
  • Co-investigators: Sergio Lerma-Lara.
  • Study Population: 114 individuals from 18 to 90 years old.
  • Study Type: Cross-section observational study.
  • Design: Transversal study.

Objectives of the Study:

Principal Objective: To know the correlation between oxygen saturation through a pulsioxymeter with Roth’s test.

More about this Study:

Scientific Context: Dyspnea is one of the leading factors of bad prognosis in COVID-19 patients. Early detection of low blood oxygen saturation could save the lives of many people, but pulse oxymeters are not accessible for everyone. Smart Dyspnea aims to provide a reliable, easy-to-use test that can detect dyspnea with a 91% accuracy (Roth’s test).

Added Value: This study permits to evaluate usefulness of measuring oxygen saturation through a clinical test which uses the voice of the patient.

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