To apply a disposable neonate SpO2 grip to the patient
Disposable SpO2 attachments are designed for single patient use and must be disposed after
use. They must not be cleaned and reused. Follow your hospital's guidelines for appropriate
disposal. Reuse of single-use devices can result in spread of patient infection, degradation of
monitoring performance, or inaccurate measurements.
Expression MR400 Instructions for Use Monitoring SPO2 6‐5
Select the application site. It should match the SpO2 grip size so
that the attachment does not fall off or apply excessive pressure at
Lift off the release liners that protect the adhesive.
Proceed according to the application site:
Foot application: Align the hinge on the outside facing ridge
of the foot. Make sure the attachment is as far as possible to‐
ward the small toe but not over it.
Hand/Wrist application: Align the hinge on the outside fac‐
ing ridge of the hand or wrist. You may have to swivel the fi‐
ber heads to an optimal position to ease the application.
With the hinge aligned with the ridge of the foot/hand/wrist, press
one side to the skin and then wrap the other side around the limb
pulling the long foam piece gently.
Press both fiber heads gently to attach
Secure the longer foam piece by pressing it firmly to the foam/
adhesive of the opposing side.
Ensure that the two fiber heads are opposing and have good skin
contact. The angle between the two fiber heads should be as small
as possible, not exceeding 45°. If the attachment opens too much,
reattach or try another site.