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However, it is important to recognize that infants with noncyanotic heart defects (including those with "pink" TOF [ie, those with minimal pulmonary stenosis]), and some left heart obstructive lesions will not be identified by pulse oximetry screening [ 88 ]. An echocardiogram, which can assess the heart's pumping function, can also provide a complete profile. Many of the medicines used to treat congestive heart failure (CHF) cause dry mouth.

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