- What is SpO2?
SpO2 is also known as oxygen saturation. Oxygen saturation is a measure of how much oxygen the blood is carrying as a percentage of the maximum it could carry.
- What is the normal range of SpO2?
The normal range for SpO2 is typically considered from 95% - 99%. The SpO2 measurement may be lower for people who live at high altitudes. Ask your health professional this question as it pertains to you.
- What is the normal range for pulse rate?
The normal resting range for pulse rate is typically considered from 60-100 beats per minute. Ask your health professional this question as it pertains to you.
- What kind of conditions may cause an inaccurate reading?
Cold hands, poor circulation, very weak pulse, movement, fingernail polish and acrylic nails may cause inaccurate results.
- The SpO2 is not changing-it’s stuck?
SpO2 does not change like pulse rate. It is slow to change.