Monitors, Physiologic, Pulse Oximetry, Telemetric

Definition : Monitors designed for continuous measurement and display of the percent saturation of hemoglobin in arterial blood (SpO2) taken from a distant location through a point-to-point radio or other appropriate communication link (i.e., telemetric). The monitors usually determine the relative amount of oxygenated and deoxygenated hemoglobin (O2Hb and HHb, respectively) by measuring light absorbance changes resulting from arterial blood flow pulsations. These monitors consist of a small main electronic unit that is worn by the patient (e.g., placed around the wrist, carried in a pouch) that includes electronic circuits, red and infrared light sources (typically light emitting diodes [LEDs]), photodetectors, sensors typically placed on a finger, and a radio transmitter. The monitor also includes a receiver that is integral or associated to the central station where the information is displayed. The monitor may include audible and/or visual alarms that are triggered when the patient's SpO2 drops below preset limits. Telemetric pulse oximetry monitors are used for monitoring of adults and/or pediatric patients in non-critical care areas of healthcare facilities; they may be also used for routine evaluations during short periods of time.

Entry Terms : "Monitors, Telemetric" , "Physiologic Monitoring Systems, Telemetric" , "Telemetry Units" , "Monitors, Telemetric, Pulse Oximetry" , "Monitors, Telemetry" , "Pulse Oximetry Telemetric Monitors" , "Tele Packs" , "Telemetry Monitors" , "Telemetry Packs"

UMDC code : 32038

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Mortara Instrument Inc

Company Type: Parent

Mortara Instrument was born with a guiding philosophy: design to a need, keep it simple, and make it economically accessible. Building on this philosophy, Mortara Instrument has created a complete line of electrocardiography products that are well suited to today's health care market.

Nonin Medical Inc

Company Type: Parent

With over 25 years of experience and dedication to the design and support of noninvasive physiological monitoring devices, Nonin Medical has helped numerous medical professionals worldwide meet clinical and economic objectives.

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