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4.4: Test Yourself- List in the Correct Order

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    List the steps below in the correct order. Write your list on a piece of paper.

    • turn oximeter on
    • remove client nail polish
    • clean oximeter probe with alcohol swab
    • take radial pulse (30 seconds if regular and one minute if irregular)
    • ensure radial pulse is aligned with pulse displayed on the oximeter
    • clip or tape probe onto a client’s finger
    • report or document findings

    Go to the next page to see the correct order of steps for these techniques.


    4.4: Test Yourself- List in the Correct Order is shared under a CC BY-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Lapum et al. (Ryerson University Library) via source content that was edited to conform to the style and standards of the LibreTexts platform; a detailed edit history is available upon request.