pulse oximeter


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pulse oximeter

n.
A device, usually attached to the earlobe or fingertip, that measures the oxygen saturation of arterial blood by sensing and recording capillary pulsations.

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Lot 1: Docking stations with pediatric pulse oximeter devices (Non-Portable) and associated consumables.
It has a pulse oximeter feature and many other health monitoring metrics.
Numerous studies have determined the accuracy of various pulse oximeter models, with literature reviews and meta-analyses concluding most devices have acceptable levels of agreement with arterial oxygen saturation levels in nonhypotensive patients (Giuliano & Higgins, 2005; Jensen, Onyskiw, & Prasad, 1998; Keogh & Kopotic, 2005; Nitzan, Romem, & Koppe, 2014; Soubani, 2001).
However, until now no fingertip pulse oximeter has been available with Masimo SET(R) Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion(TM) pulse oximetry -- the same technology used on more than 100 million patients a year in leading hospitals worldwide.
The Global Pulse Oximetry market is divided into four segments: Fingertip Pulse Oximeters, Handheld Pulse Oximeters, Wrist-worn Pulse Oximeters, and Bedside/Desktop Pulse Oximeters.
Covidien also offers training in pulse oximetry technology through its new Professional Affairs and Clinical Education Online Platform to support the safe and effective use of motion-tolerant pulse oximeters.
In the early 1990's I did some research for one of the pulse oximeter companies.
She took photos of her patients, including the photo of the smiling girl with a pulse oximeter, a preoperative patient about to undergo a ventricular septal defect repair, and a six-year-old girl who underwent reconstruction of her left pulmonary artery, pictured with a healthcare provider.
However, there are still basic principles to understand when using the pulse oximeter that ensure more accurate results.
D18975_1 CARING GESTURE: At the handover of the pulse oximeter are (front, from left) unit manager Elizabeth Wall, Zoe Parsons with baby Thomas, 16 months, support worker Lisa Baker and (back, from left) porters Mick McMahon, John Marriott and Dave Bishop
This technology enables the N-595 Pulse Oximeter to read through those conditions most challenging to pulse oximetry: motion combined with low perfusion.
Home PSG units will continue to become more user-friendly, and I feel that when their ease of use and cost begin to approach those of a recording pulse oximeter, then we all will be inclined to test every patient we suspect of OSA.