Pulse Oximetry Measurement
Selecting an SpO
Familiarize yourself with the instructions for use supplied with your sensor
before using it. In particular, check that the sensor being used is
appropriate for your patient category and application site. See Appendix A,
Accessories, for a complete listing of supported sensors for the MX40.
Use only Philips-approved accessories. Use of product accessories
(patient cables, SpO
manual may lead to patient injury or result in increased electromagnetic
emissions or decreased immunity of the product.
Reuse: Never reuse disposable sensors, accessories and so forth that are
intended for single use, or single patient use only.
Packaging: Do not use a sterilized accessory if the packaging is
Do not use disposable sensors on patients who exhibit allergic reactions
to the adhesive.
When the specified Nellcor® sensors are used, the application must be
consistent with the sensor manufacturer's own guidelines.
Philips reusable sensors in adult, pediatric and infant (an alternative for use
on adult patients only) models can be used, as well as Philips and Nellcor®
Do not use OxiCliq disposable sensors in a high humidity environment, or
in the presence of fluids. These can contaminate sensor and electrical
connections, and thereby cause unreliable or intermittent measurements.
The following table will help you in selecting the correct sensor type.
sensors, etc.) other than those specified in this