Pulse Oximeters

The OxiMax® NPB-75 handheld capnograph/pulse oximeter by Nellcor (Pleasanton, Calif) contains the company’s latest OxiMax pulse oximetry technology to deliver accurate readings, even during the challenging conditions of patient motion or low perfusion. It features patented Microstream® capnography and breath-sampling accessories to ensure smooth operation. It can be used for intubated and nonintubated applications and patients of all sizes.

For more information on the OxiMax NPB-75, call Nellcor, (800) 635-5267, or visit its Web site, www.nellcor.com.

The 920M™ PLUS pulse oximeter from Respironics (Murrysville, Pa) offers 72 hours of memory. The handheld pulse oximeter is small, weighs only 7.4 ounces, and incorporates several new patient features, including a larger display that makes it easier to read. Data is stored every 4 seconds and can be downloaded into Windows-based software for data analysis, storage, and report generation. Powerful and efficient, the 920M PLUS has 100 hours of battery life and 45 hours with NiMH rechargeable batteries.

For more information on the 920M PLUS call Respironics, (800) 345-6443, or visit its Web site, www.respironics.com.

Datex-Ohmeda (Madison, Wis) presents the 3800 and 3900 stand-alone pulse oximeters featuring TruTrak®+, a clinical motion algorithm that allows the pulse oximeters to provide more reliable performance during conditions of clinical patient motion. Used in combination with Datex-Ohmeda’s OxyTip®+ sensors and cables, the 3800 and 3900 pulse oximeters offer improved SpO2 readings, an easy-to-use interface, and intuitive feature set. The company’s TeleOximetry® PC access software generates easy-to-read InstaReport data summaries for quick analysis.

For more information on Datex-Ohmeda’s oximeters call the company, (800) 345-2700, or visit its Web site, www.us.datex-ohmeda.com.

 Invacare Corp
The IRC735 by Invacare Corp (Elyria, Ohio) is an easy-to-use, overnight screening pulse oximeter with a built-in printer that provides a summation report with the push of a button. If complete overnight data is preferred, it can be downloaded using the Invacare Downloading Software & Computer Interface Cable (IRC783). The unit is powered by four AA batteries and will store two sleep-screening cycles of data. It is offered with either a durable probe or five disposable probes, which are applied similar to a bandage, and stay on the patient’s finger during sleep.

For more information on the IRC735 call Invacare, (800) 333-6900, or visit its Web site, www.invacare.com