John Severinghaus, MD

Professor Emeritus
Publications: 
Bickler PE, Feiner JR, Lipnick MS, Batchelder P, MacLeod DB, Severinghaus JW. Effects of Acute, Profound Hypoxia on Healthy Humans: Implications for Safety of Tests Evaluating Pulse Oximetry or Tissue Oximetry Performance. Anesth Analg. 2017 01; 124(1):146-153.
Severinghaus JW. Eight sages over five centuries share oxygen's discovery. Adv Physiol Educ. 2016 Sep; 40(3):370-6.
Severinghaus JW. The Most Important Discovery of Science. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2016; 876:1-16.
Severinghaus JW. HIGH LIFE: High altitude fatalities led to pulse oximetry. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2016 Jan 15; 120(2):236-43.
Severinghaus JW. Crediting six discoverers of oxygen. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2014; 812:9-17.
Severinghaus JW. Career perspective: John W. Severinghaus. Extrem Physiol Med. 2013; 2:29.
Severinghaus JW. Monitoring oxygenation. J Clin Monit Comput. 2011 Jun; 25(3):155-61.
Severinghaus JW. Unfinished physiology. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2010; 662:3-5.
Severinghaus JW. Gadgeteering for health care: the John W. Severinghaus lecture on translational science. Anesthesiology. 2009 Apr; 110(4):721-8.
Severinghaus JW. History of measuring O2 and CO2 responses. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2008; 605:3-8.
Feiner JR, Severinghaus JW, Bickler PE. Dark skin decreases the accuracy of pulse oximeters at low oxygen saturation: the effects of oximeter probe type and gender. Anesth Analg. 2007 Dec; 105(6 Suppl):S18-23, tables of contents.
Severinghaus JW. Takuo Aoyagi: discovery of pulse oximetry. Anesth Analg. 2007 Dec; 105(6 Suppl):S1-4, tables of contents.
Severinghaus JW. Mass law predicts hyperbolic hypoxic ventilatory response. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2006; 578:41-8.
Bickler PE, Feiner JR, Severinghaus JW. Effects of skin pigmentation on pulse oximeter accuracy at low saturation. Anesthesiology. 2005 Apr; 102(4):715-9.
Mansoor JK, Morrissey BM, Walby WF, Yoneda KY, Juarez M, Kajekar R, Severinghaus JW, Eldridge MW, Schelegle ES. L-arginine supplementation enhances exhaled NO, breath condensate VEGF, and headache at 4,342 m. High Alt Med Biol. 2005; 6(4):289-300.
Severinghaus JW. The Rahn-Otis discovery of hypoxic ventilatory decline. High Alt Med Biol. 2005; 6(4):339-41.
Kagawa S, Otani N, Kamide M, Gisiger PA, Eberhard P, Severinghaus JW. Initial transcutaneous PCO2 overshoot with ear probe at 42 degrees C. J Clin Monit Comput. 2004 Dec; 18(5-6):343-5.
Severinghaus JW. First electrodes for blood PO2 and PCO2 determination. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2004 Nov; 97(5):1599-600.
Severinghaus JW. Fire-air and dephlogistication. Revisionisms of oxygen's discovery. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2003; 543:7-19.
Severinghaus JW. The invention and development of blood gas analysis apparatus. Anesthesiology. 2002 Jul; 97(1):253-6.
Severinghaus JW. Priestley, the furious free thinker of the enlightenment, and Scheele, the taciturn apothecary of Uppsala. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2002 Jan; 46(1):2-9.