RT consulted leaders in patient monitoring technology to find out how pulse oximetry is evolving and how devices are improving chronic respiratory disease management.
UC Berkeley engineers have created a pulse oximeter sensor comprised of organic materials.
Masimo’s latest noninvasive patient monitoring parameter, Oxygen Reserve Index ORI, can provide advanced warning of potential hypoxia and may help clinicians optimize oxygenation before and during prolonged intubation.
Royal Philips and Radboud University Medical Center (Nijmegen, Netherlands) have launched a prototype monitoring device to support patients with COPD.
The FDA has issued 510(k) clearance for the Nellcor Portable SpO2 Patient Monitoring System (PM10N), according to a Covidien announcement.
The industry’s newest pulse oximeters are providing faster, more in-depth analysis of patient vitals.
CHRISTUS Health (Dallas) will start using Nellcor pulse oximetry technology from Covidien to improve patient safety.
RT Magazine’s annual Product Guide, which includes more than 60 of the newest respiratory care products from 50 leading manufacturers, is now available on our enhanced mobile application for tablets and smartphones.
One of the most inherent problems with pulse oximetry has been obtaining accurate readings from patients who fail to remain still or who have poor circulation. Until now.
RT Magazine takes a closer look at 7 patient monitoring and pulse oximetry devices from leading manufacturers like Covidien, Masimo, and Nonin Medical.