A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine finds that measuring the oxygen desaturation index with overnight pulse oximetry is an effective and low-cost method to screen for obstructive sleep apnea.
RT Magazine takes a closer look at 8 patient monitoring devices from leading manufacturers like Covidien and Nonin Medical.
Dr Takuo Aoyagi, inventor of pulse oximetry technology and senior manager of Nihon Kohden, has received the 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology.
New offerings in pulse oximetry and patient monitoring are improving clinician workflow.
Nonin Medical has announced a partnership with IDEAL Life, a Toronto-based provider of remote health management solutions.
The legislation was signed into law on last week and requires that all of the state’s newborns – nearly 87,000 per year — will get a pulse oximetry test.
Intermittent pulse oximetry was effective for children hospitalized with asthma or bronchiolitis who were stable on room air but did not decrease the time until the child was medically ready for discharge.
A merging of wireless technology and medical care is still in its infancy, but health systems that began pilot programs with the technology in recent years say they see signs that it is keeping patients healthier.
With the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, pulse oximetry is poised to play an even bigger role in helping hospitals achieve the end goal of reducing readmissions through patient monitoring.
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.
Technological influences from industry and consumer products are helping to evolve the functionality of pulse oximetry.