Fibre optic sensor enables bespoke respiratory ventilation
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A team of researchers from the University of Oxford and King’s College London created a fibre optic sensor capable of monitoring blood oxygen levels with each breath taken by a patient. Proving that arterial oxygen levels are not constant, even in healthy individuals, the new sensor has potential to provide bespoke lung care, for people in emergencies as well as those coping with long-term, chronic conditions.
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