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Patient Monitor
also called "Multiparameter monitor" or also referred to as " Physiological Monitor" is a clinical use electronic machine designed to display and minimally interpret

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  1. a person's vital signs

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  2. The parameters (or measurements) usually consist of pulse oximetry (measurement of the saturated percentage of oxygen in the blood referred to as SpO2), ECG (electro-cardiograph of the p-QRS-t wave of the heart w/wo pacemaker), blood pressure (either

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  3. Some monitors can warn of pending fatal cardiac conditions before visible signs are noticeable to clinical staff (i.e. PVC , the premature contraction of the heart ventricle)

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  4. There are more parameters such as Cardiac output, CO2 measurement (referred to as EtCO2 or end-tidal carbondioxide), respiration (through ECG channel or via EtCO2, when it is called AWRR or airway respiratory rate), anaesthetic gas measurement, etc

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  5. Patient monitors can be broadly categorized as standalone or multiparameter

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