Studies Show Improvements in the Process of Care
"The number of ABG's obtained and the time to wean to a low FiO2 was nearly half.
This change in practice reduces the costs of oxygen supply and delivery and the associated
risk of morbidity from excessive oxygen exposure."
Charles G. Durbin
Prof.of Anesthesiology, University of Virginia
|Researchers have shown that the use of Masimo SET® technology may lead to potential annual savings in the critical care environment.|
|Reduction in Adhesive Sensor Use1,2|
|Reduction in Arterial Blood Gas Analysis3|
|Reduction in O2 Requirements3,4|
|Reduction in Length of Stay4|
|Reduction in False Alarms5|
- 1 Thomas A, Holmes M, Vogt J, Gangitano E, Stephenson C, Liberman R. Useful life of pulse oximeter sensors in a NICU. Resp Care. 1998;43:860.
- 2 Erler T, Avenarius S, Wischniewski E, Schmidt K, Kläber HG. Longevity of Masimo and Nellcor pulse oximeter sensors in the care of infants. J Perinatol. 2003 Mar;23(2):133-5. Journal of Perinatology 2003; 23:133-135.
- 3 Durbin CG, Rostow SK. Improved Pulse Oximeter Technology Changes caregiver practice patterns: Masimo SET vs. Conventional Pulse Oximetry. Respiratory Care. 2000;45(8):986) .
- 4 Patel DS, Rezkalla R. Weaning protocol possible with pulse oximetry technology. Advance for Respiratory Care Managers. 2000:9(9):86.
- 5 Shah N, Estanol L. Comparison of three new generation pulse oximeters during motion & low perfusion in volunteers. Anesthesiology. 2006;105:A929.
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