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Pulse oximeters can measure blood oxygen saturation levels by sending light through the skin painlessly.
January 13, 2023

Getting an accurate read on pulse oximeters

Pulse oximeters have been used in hospitals and doctors’ offices for decades. The small, painless devices measure blood oxygen saturation,...

NIH Research, Surgery, Medical Technology, COVID-19
Dr. Roderic I. Pettigrew is the director of NIH's National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.
July 14, 2017

Surgery of the future

In the not-too-distant future, operating rooms will feature devices that will revolutionize surgery for patients and doctors. You can get...