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4.5: Test Yourself- List in the Correct Order – Answers

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    The steps are listed in the correct order below. These are printable flashcards to help you memorize and practice the techniques.

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

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