Pulse Oximetry FAQ

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What are the different types of pulse oximeter?

There are six main types of pulse oximeters: 

  • Fingertip
  • Handheld
  • Benchtop
  • Phone-based
  • Wearable (e.g. watches)
  • Multimodal (e.g. integrated into other types of monitors)

References: Lifebox Pulse Oximetry Learning Module

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