Baby skin sensor heart checks are 'invaluable', say doctors
Researchers say all newborn babies should have a simple extra check for serious heart defects which can otherwise go undetected.
A study, published in the medical journal The Lancet, suggests using a skin sensor to check blood oxygen levels which can alert doctors to any problems straight away making it easier to treat them.
Branwen Jeffreys reports.
05 Aug 2011
- From the section Health