Chapter 4: Oxygen Saturation

Finding the Error Activity

Now you have an opportunity to find errors in measurement techniques. The first activity involves watching a short film clip.

What error in technique is this healthcare provider making while measuring oxygen saturation in Film clip 4.1?

Film clip 4.1 Oxygen saturation taken incorrectly

Alternatively, if viewing textbook as a PDF, use this link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/bbm3hOPFjQg?rel=0

Now you have an opportunity to find errors in measurement techniques by looking at an image.

Which image shows the correct technique while measuring oxygen saturation?

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Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan - 2nd Canadian Edition by Jennifer L. Lapum, Margaret Verkuyl, Wendy Garcia, Oona St-Amant, and Andy Tan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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