Table 1

Patient and pulse oximeter characteristics

Number/statistic
Patient characteristics (n=35)
 Age, years69 (61–73)*
 Female14 (40%)
 Fitzpatrick IV–VI skintype5 (14.3%)
 Body temperature, oC37.2±0.9
 Heart rate, beats per minute84 (68–101)*
 Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)125 (108–143)*
 Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg)57 (50–66)*
 Requiring vasopressor16/35 (45.7%)
 Noradrenalin dosage (mg/h)0.4 (0.3–1.60)*
 Requiring supplemental oxygen35/35 (100%)
Pulse oximeter reading characteristics (n=2258)
 AFAC FS10D232/234 (99.1%)
 AGPTEK FS10C233/234 (99.6%)
 ANAPULSE ANP 100202/234 (86.3%)
 Cocobear226/234 (96.6%)
 Contec CMS50D1228/234 (97.4%)
 HYLOGY MD-H37232/234 (99.1%)
 Mommed YM101229/234 (97.9%)
 PRCMISEMED F4 PRO233/234 (99.6%)
 PULOX-PO-200231/234 (98.7%)
 Zacurate Pro Series 500 DL212/234 (90.6%)
 Total pulse oximeter readings2258/2340 (96.5%)
  • Binary variables presented as number and percentage. Continuous variables were displayed as mean±SD when normally distributed, or median and 25th–75th percentile (*) when non-normally distributed.