26 May 2020
WATCH | Lung disease: the importance of pulse oximeters
A pulse oximeter measures the pulse rate and oxygen levels in the blood, and has some incredible benefits.
Ever heard of a pulse oximeter? It can tell you important information, including about Covid-19. Watch the video to find out more.
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