Interference in a pulse oximeter from a fiberoptic light source

Frank E. Block

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Abstract

A healthy patient who was undergoing cystoscopy suddenly showed a rapid increase in heart rate on a pulse oximeter. The cause was determined to be incident light from the light source for the cystoscope.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)210-211
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Monitoring
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 1987

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Cystoscopes
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Cystoscopy
Heart Rate

Keywords

  • Equipment: alarms
  • Measurement techniques: pulse oximetry
  • Monitoring: oxygen
  • fiberoptic light
  • interference

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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Interference in a pulse oximeter from a fiberoptic light source. / Block, Frank E.

In: Journal of Clinical Monitoring, Vol. 3, No. 3, 01.07.1987, p. 210-211.

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