When to Use a Pulse Oximeter?

by Sunny Leee

Pulse oximeters may be used in a variety of situations but are of particular value for monitoring oxygenation and pulse rates.

There are several different styles of pulse oximeters, from table top models used in the hospitals, to handheld units and portable finger pulse oximeters. The handheld pulse oximeter makes use of a probe, which is placed in the person’s finger or earlobe, attached to the unit with a cord. It is more appropriate in a clinical setting than in the home.

Finger pulse oximeter, on the other and is very compact. The unit itself is placed on the fingertip and it shines two beams of light through the fingertip to sort out the color of the blood and determine the oxygen saturation level and pulse rate.

The portability of the finger pulse oximeters makes them a very popular choice for home use and for medical professionals who are always “on the go”.

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use of pulse oximeter monitor oxygen level in blood or pulse rate of body.
Jan 19th 2017 06:45   
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