an instrument for measuring the oxygen saturation of the hemoglobin in a sample of blood.
- ox·i·met·ric [ok-si-me-trik], /ˌɒk sɪˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
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How to use oximeter in a sentence
Typically, patients recovering from covid might get sent home with a pulse oximeter.
The Illinois program gives people recovering from covid-19 a take-home kit that includes a pulse oximeter, a disposable Bluetooth-enabled sensor patch, and a paired smartphone.
By age 11, Jasmine had a pump for her feeding tube, a pulse oximeter, a tank of concentrated oxygen, a humidifier for her artificial airway, a nebulizer and other equipment paid for mostly by Medicaid.When Births Go Horribly Wrong, Florida Protects Doctors and Forces Families to Pay the Price | by Carol Marbin Miller and Daniel Chang, Miami Herald | April 8, 2021 | ProPublica
The family had purchased an oximeter, a device that measures oxygen levels in the blood when clipped onto a finger.
How to make an excellent coffee pour-over and start your day rightCarrie’s sister, Molly, is a nurse, and at her suggestion, Carrie bought an oximeter to keep an eye on our blood oxygen levels.As a food writer with covid, I worried I’d lose my sense of taste. It turned out to be much worse. | Tim Carman | November 29, 2020 | Washington Post