Pulsoximetry sensor

  • US 5,709,205 A
  • Filed: 07/12/1995
  • Issued: 01/20/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/23/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A pulsoximetry sensor comprising:

  • a support body including two fastenings;

    an arcuate elastic web interconnecting the two fastenings of the support body so that the two fastenings are adapted to be positioned on the opposite sides of a hand or a foot when the support body is fixed to the hand or foot; and

    first and second sensor elements, each of which is located in a depression of a respective one of the two fastenings so that the sensor elements are retained opposite one another,wherein the support body is adapted to be fixed to the body part by means of a flexible clip shaped onto the first fastening and which is oriented in the same direction as the web, so that the support body is adapted to be laterally engaged on the foot or hand and is held by the clip, which is guided via the second fastening and which spans the foot or hand.

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