A member asked:

Using a finger hr/o2 meter. what can cause the meter to stop detecting pulse? when arm is in certain positions, meter blanks-out, move arm, pulse back

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Dr. Al Hegab answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

So: It has to positioned right and fingers be warm to detect the pulse and oxygen saturation, home use monitors aren't meant for continuous monitoring, rather for spot checks

Answered 11/1/2018

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