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Buying A Pulse Oximeter
If you are looking for a way to measure pulse rates and blood oxygen levels then a pulse oximeter is the device you need. These devices are a non-invasive way of checking these and they are small and every easy to use. If you decide to get an oximeter then you should know about the different aspects you should look at. Each of these aspects will play a role in which pulse oximeter you should buy.
Who is going to be using it?
The person who will be using the pulse oximeter is very important to determining which type you should get. If it is an adult who will be using the pulse oximeter then it is fine to get any of the regular oximeter’s which are on the market. If a child is using the device then you need to look at some different options. You will have to look into getting a paediatric pulse oximeter as they are smaller in size and made to work with children. It is important that you not use a regular device on children as the readings you will receive will be incorrect.
Ease of use
How easy is the pulse oximeter to use? Some of these devices are not very user friendly as they require some form of medical knowledge. It is best that you get a device which is easy to use and comes with a detailed manual. The best way to find out if a device is easy to use is to look at reviews of the item. User reviews will tell you whether other people with the same pulse oximeter found it hard to use or not. If you do get an easy to use device but still feel that you need help it is possible to find video tutorials showing you what to do.
The type of Pulse Oximeter
These devices come in a range of different types and models. The most common type is the one which attaches to the finger. However, this is not the only type as you also get stationary oximeters and wrist oximeters. The stationary devices are generally large and not designed for home use. These are the devices that will be used in doctor’s rooms and hospitals. The wrist device is very similar to the fingertip one which the exception of the display unit being on the wrist instead of the finger. Many people find this to be an easier option as they do not want to carry the finger type around with them. Wrist devices are also better for people who need to continuously monitor their readings during the day.
When looking to get a pulse oximeter there are a number of aspects that you need to look at. You will have to take into consideration the person who will be using it as children require different devices to adults. How easily you can use the device is also important as some devices can be complex to those who do not have medical training. You also need to consider the type of device and how it relates to the readings you need.