Expert Video - What is a pulse oximeter?

Expert pulmonologists describe pulse oximeter, a non-invasive device that is attached to a patient’s finger and measures the percentage of oxygen in the blood along with pulse rate. If used properly it can be a useful tool to help patients manage their COPD. It is portable and commonly used by patients with COPD.

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