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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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Nonin RespSense® Tabletop Capnograph EtCO2 Monitor Review

The RespSense Capnography Monitor by Nonin is a lightweight and portable EtCO2 Monitor that successfully passes the strict ISO standards for EMS vehicles. With a powerful set of features including constant numerical end tidal carbon dioxide (EtCO2) numbers as well as respiratory rate, this Capnograph monitor ensures accurate and continuous monitoring of CO2 concentration in respiratory gases. It helps dramatically reduce unrecognized misplaced intubations and is ideal in a variety of settings such as sleep labs, EMS, dental offices, home care and hospitals where EtCO2 monitoring is necessary.

Product Features of Nonin RespSense

  • Verification of the placement of endotracheal tubes
  • Detects breath irregularity
  • CPR efficacy verification
  • Visual Waveform trend analysis
  • Widescreen display with touch-panel

The RespSense® features a LCD backlit widescreen touch display, 2 types of alarms, 90 minute EtCO2 and respiration rate trending, and a RS-232 output port. It also has the option to include sensors and sampling lines for both children and adults and memory module. Manufactured by Nonin, the industry-leading provider of capnography equipment, you can be assured of high quality standards in monitoring both intubated and non-intubated patients without the need to scroll through data on the display screen. Its compact size and rugged durability make it an essential piece of equipment wherever a fast and accurate EtCO2 reading is required.

When you order this equipment from Concord Health Supply, it comes with following items:
  • 1 unit of Nonin RespSense Capnograph monitor
  • 3 Filters
  • 3 Adult CO2 sampling nasal cannulas
  • 1 CO2 sample line (for intubated patients only)
  • 1 Straight T-Connector
  • 1 Sens PS-NA battery charger
  • 1 Protective Carrying case
  • 1 User’s Manual on CD
In addition, you also get FREE shipping and excellent customer service.

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