An essential piece of diagnostic equipment to assess a person's current state of health.
A pulse oximeter is a small medical device used to monitor the amount of oxygen carried in the body. It is a non-invasive tool that attaches painlessly to your fingertip, sending two wavelengths of light through the finger to measure your pulse rate and how much oxygen is in your system. A pulse oximeter is an essential part of any first responder's emergency kit as it is vital for assessing the general state of the health of the patent allowing medical professionals to choose the correct course of action with regard to treatment. Various types of pulse oximeters are available to purchase.