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Nellcor™ Pulse Oximetry Overview Pt.5: Impact of Skin Pigmentation on Pulse Oximetry Technology

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For this segment, we will discuss how skin pigmentation influences the amount detectable light available to the pulse oximetry sensor. To help provide insight into this topic is Jake Dove, PhD, Senior Principal R&D Engineer at Medtronic.

The Nellcor™ pulse oximetry monitoring system should not be used as the sole basis for diagnosis or therapy and is intended only as an adjunct in patient assessment.