Last updated on February 2019

COMparison of Portable Fingertip Versus Conventional Pulse OximeteRs Trial


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Hypoxia | Anesthesia
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult surgical patients presenting for elective or emergency surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contact precautions due to high risk of transmissable infectious disease
  • Significant hypotension or hypoperfusion (systolic blood pressure <80 mmHg, or hypothermia)
  • Motion artefacts due to excessive patient movements
  • Known presence of variant haemoglobin species (eg. carboxy- or methaemoglobin)
  • Intraoperative dye use (eg. methylene blue or indocyanine green)
  • Nail polish or black henna
  • Tape or bandages over the fingers
  • Absent/inadequate pulse oximetry tracing on existing monitor

Recruitment Status: Closed


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