Handheld pulse oximeters can weight as little as a two ounces. They are
designed to be held by the hand during measurement but can also rest in an
optional docking station and act like a tabletop oximeter.
Handheld pulse oximeters with optional memory have the ability to record
oxygen and hear rate information. This information can be transferred
and viewed in report on a Windows PC using a
download cable and either
NVISION or Profox software.
Handheld pulse oximeters with optional alarms can be configured to have
audible and visual alarms go off when a pre-selected value for both heart
rate and oxygen level is reached.
Neonate, Pediatric to Adult
- Handheld pulse oximeters sold by Turner Medical can work on
neonates, pediatrics and adult patients. All hand held oximeters come
with an adult clip sensor. You must purchase a
suitable sized sensor for neonate and pediatric applications.
Turner Medical does offer "sensor swaps" where the adult sensor can be
replaced with a comparable neonate/pediatric sensor.
- Handheld pulse oximeters have multiple
sensor options. Turner Medical carries a full line of reusable and
disposable sensors from neonate to adult that are compatible with handheld
- Turner Medical only sells oximeters with a manufacturer's
warranty. All handheld pulse oximeters sold by Turner Medical have at
least a two year warranty and have service centers in the United States.
- Handheld pulse oximeters provide accurate readings within seconds making
it the perfect device for spot checks on multiple patients.
Multiple Power Options
- Handheld pulse oximeters have multiple power options (battery or docking
Nonin 2500 series has an optional docking station (2500CC-UNIV).
CO2 Detection - The
Nonin 9843 and Nonin 9847 handheld oximeter provides "first breath" CO2