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21/608 NIHR Diagnostic accuracy of pulse oximeters HTA Funding Committee Public Minutes 18 February 2022

Published

04 March 2022

Version

1

Contents

Tuesday 18 February 2022

Venue Virtual via Microsoft Teams

Present members

  • Professor Andrew Farmer (Programme Director and Chair)
  • Professor Rupert Pearse
  • Professor Caroline Free
  • Dr Pollyanna Hardy
  • Professor Rakesh Heer
  • Professor Kerry Hood
  • Ms Debby Lennard
  • Professor Yoon Loke
  • Associate Professor Antonieta Medina-Lara
  • Professor Craig Ramsey
  • Professor Charlotte Summers
  • Associate Professor Lyvonne Tume

Providing written comments

  • Professor James Wason
  • Professor Dan Perry

NETSCC, HTA Secretariat

  • Dr Martin Ashton-Key (Consultant Advisor)
  • Karen Williams (Senior Research Manager)
  • Kathy Tier (Research Manager)
  • Hebe Sims (Assistant Research Manager)

Apologies

None

Guest

Tim Straughan (NHSE&I)

Quoracy Information

Voting members: 11 Quorum = 7
Voting members present: 11 (100%)

21/608 Diagnostic accuracy of pulse oximeters Call

NIHR151854 - What is the diagnostic accuracy of different pulse oximeters at oxygen saturationlevels (SpO2) relevant to their use by patients at home and how does this vary in people with darker pigmentation and skin tones?

(Dr Cathal Breen, University of Ulster)

Chair: Andrew Farmer

Conflicts:
None

Decision:
Decline

NIHR152101 - Diagnostic accuracy of pulse oximetry in people with different skin colours

(Dr Susannah Fleming, University of Oxford)

Chair:
Rupert Pearse

Conflicts:
Andrew Farmer, Kerry Hood

Decision:
Decline

NIHR152142 - Does skin tone influence the accuracy of pocket pulse oximeters?

(Dr Emmanuel Akinluyi, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust)

Chair:
Andrew Farmer

Conflicts:
None

Decision:
Decline

NIHR152001 - Pulse oximeters and skin tone: is there a problem, and if so, why is this and what can be done about it?

(Professor Daniel Clark, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust)

Chair:
Andrew Farmer

Conflicts:
Pollyanna Hardy

Decision:
Decline

NIHR151829 - Rapid evaluation of the diagnostic accuracy of pulse oximetry: a multi-centre prospective observational diagnostic test accuracy study (EDI-OX study)

(Dr Keith Couper, University of Warwick)

Chair: Rakesh Heer

Conflicts: Andrew Farmer, Kerry Hood, Lyvonne Tume, Pollyanna Hardy, Rupert Pearse

Decision:
Decline

NIHR151904 - A prospective multicentre diagnostic accuracy study of different pulse oximeters at oxygen saturation levels relevant to their use by patients at home, and how the accuracy varies in people with darker pigmentation and skin tones.

(Dr Andrew Tabner, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust)

Chair: Andrew Farmer

Conflicts:
None

Decision:
Decline

NIHR152078 - A study within a trial to determine the effect of skin tone on the diagnostic accuracy of pulse oximeters

(Professor Daniel Martin, Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre)

Chair: Andrew Farmer

Conflicts:
Lyvonne Tume

Decision:
Fund with milestone changes