Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Nonin LifeSense® Tabletop Capnography & Pulse Oximetry Monitor Review

The LifeSense Capnograph & Pulse Oximeter Monitor from Nonin is the ideal solution in situations that require monitoring of both the EtCO2 and SpO2 numbers for intubated and non-intubated patients.  As of January 2014, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons has come out with new standards that requires monitoring of the vital signs of sedated patients to include end tidal carbon dioxide (EtCO2) readings These new guidelines are specific to care of patients undergoing moderate or deep sedation (including general anesthesia) while receiving outpatient treatment at oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS) facilities. This LifeSense monitor is the perfect unit in above situations as it a proven performer for tabletop use in a dental office, EMS, hospitals and even at home. It uses the latest Nonin technology and meets the strict guidelines of ISO for emergency vehicle use.


The unit has a continuous waveform monitoring function and may be used for the detection of irregular breathing difficulties, for verification of proper ET-tube placement and for gauging the productive success of ongoing CPR efforts. Its compact and durable design includes a WIDESCREEN™ display with a touch-sensitive panel. This display shows numerical pulse and respiratory rates as well as a large display for EtCO2 and SpO2 rates.


Main Features of Nonin LifeSense are:

  • Nonin PureSAT SpO2 technology
  • Nonin EtCO2 technology
  • Touch-panel display with Widescreen
  • Numerical pulse rate and respiratory rate display
  • Numerical EtCO2 and SpO2 display
  • 4-hour waveform trending
  • Audio & Visual Alarms

Made by Nonin, the industry leader and a recognized pioneer in the area of pulse oximetry, this unit serves both as capnograph and oximeter.  The bright, touch-sensitive, LCD display reveals both data simultaneously without the need to scroll. It comes with a rechargeable lithium ion internal battery that will operate the monitor for approximately eight hours on a full charge supplies power. Recharging time is approximately two hours for each hour of use, although the unit will continue to operate when plugged into a 110-volt outlet. You can trust this unit to provide you with accurate data from the first breath, with no warm up time required.. Recorded data can be downloaded by way of a built-in port.

Optional equipment includes a carrying case, disposable and/or reusable SpO2 sensors, sampling lines, an adjustable clamp for mounting and the TrendSense™ Memory Module.

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