What is the Pediatric silicon soft tip?
Pediatric Silicon Soft Tip provides a routine non-invasive oxygen monitor feature that can be performed at the bedside, giving instantaneous results.
What is SpO2?
The judgment of the affinity of red blood cells to oxygen and the readings (blood oxygen levels) reported by the connected oximeters through an oxygen saturation measurement called peripheral capillary oxygen saturation are called SpO2.
Functioning of the Pediatric silicon soft tip
The sensors contain light-emitting diodes that project infrared light through the tissue. Some of this light passes through the application site and a light-sensitive detector opposite the light source receives it.
Diagnosis of respiratory ailments using Pediatric silicon soft tip
Accurate measurement of arterial oxygen saturation provides a chance to monitor and diagnose conditions such as acute lung injury, acute respiratory distress syndrome, or sleep-related breathing disorders.
Oxygen saturation varies from 0-100% and in healthy adults can range from 94-100%. Numbers below this may indicate Hypoxia which is an absence of enough oxygen in the tissues to sustain bodily functions (arterial oxygen saturation value below 90% causes hypoxia).
Screening of Covid-19 infections using SpO2 readings
Alternatively, SpO2 sensor readings are an effective tool in screening out covid-19 cases. If the readings drop below the threshold of 90-92%, timely medical evaluation is warranted.
A probe corresponding to an oximeter can be attached to various portions of the patient’s body, usually the finger, toe or earlobe.
Pediatric Silicon Soft Pin Size variants
The SofTouch design allows for gentle application on fragile newborn and pre-term babies with fingers sized 7.5 to 12.5 mm.
It is compatible with Edan M Series Monitors (SpO2 Module) with the use of the SpO2 Extension Cable.