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4.1: Try it Out- Pulse Oximetry

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  • Next, you have an opportunity to watch a short film clip on accurate measurement techniques. Watch this film clip 4.2 to see how to measure oxygen saturation correctly using a pulse oximeter. After the clip, try the technique yourself. You can watch the clip and practice as many times as you like.

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    Film clip 4.2: Oxygen saturation taken correctly