Oximetry BT_SQ 1.6

Since you’ve already been reading about pulse oximeters we’ll stay on this topic.

TRUE/FALSE  Response time is faster when the oximeter is on the earlobe cf the finger

TRUE/FALSE  Bilirubinaemia can result in a falsely low oxygen saturation with pulse oximetry

TRUE/FALSE  The percentage of the signal which is pulsatile in finger pulse oximetry is approximately 80%

TRUE/FALSE  Anaemia may cause under-reading of oxygen saturations with pulse oximetry

TRUE/FALSE  A pulse oximeter will detect a drop in oxygen tension from 600mmHg to 200mmHg

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