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Vital Signs Monitors and Devices

Vital Signs Monitors and Devices

Vital Signs Monitors and Machines

Monitoring your patient's vital signs can be a critical component to quality care. Vital sign monitors and machines offer a reliable method for capturing essential basic readings including a patient's body temperature, blood pressure, oxygen saturation and heart rate while allowing for less disruption overall.

Our portfolio offers a variety of portable and mounted options helping to provide easily handling and seamless patient care.

Welch Allyn Connex Spot Monitor

The Connex Spot Monitor allows you to automatically capture a complete set of vital signs in under one minute and send them directly to your EMR. That means fewer errors and more time to spend with patients.

  • Designed for the physician-office environment with an easy-to-use, vivid touch-screen display
  • More accurate hypertension diagnosis without slowing down your workflow thanks to automated b blood-pressure averaging
  • Improved capabilities for assessing respiratory conditions such as COPD, asthma, and community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), thanks to integrated professional-grade pulse oximetry
  • Increase staff efficiency and eliminate data-entry errors with wireless transfer of vital signs directly into your EMR
  • Available with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi configurations

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Welch Allyn Connex Spot Vital Signs Monitor

Welch Allyn® Spot Vital Signs® 4400

An intuitive, all-in-one design makes the Spot Vital Signs device easy to use for caregivers at any level. Easily merges with your existing workflow without disruption.

  • Record blood pressure in just 15 seconds with SureBP technology
  • Ensure accurate hypertension detection with BP averaging
  • SureTemp Plus oral/axillary thermometry
  • Option for Nonin® SpO2 technology
  • East to use 7" color touchscreen for a more intuitive workflow
  • Options for documenting patient observations (like respiration rate and BMI)
  • Avoid documentation errors with EMR connectivity via USB

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Welch Allyn® Spot Vital Signs® 4400

seca mVSA 535

Where ease meets accuracy. The seca mVSA spot-check monitor captures vital signs with ease. Designed to fit perfectly into your existing workflow, this self-explanatory technology requires little-to-no training. Simply turn it on, start the measurement and see all basic vital signs at a glance.

  • Transmit measured data directly to most Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system
  • WLAN, seca 360° wireless technology, USB 2.0, Ethernet
  • Internal rechargeable lithium-ion battery, Built-in power adapter
  • Capture all basic routine patient vitals in less than 60 seconds
  • Quick and accurate blood pressure measurement in under 20 seconds
  • Configurable seca EQ BP™ average mode (BP30) provides true screening of hypertension
  • seca 360° proximity: One integration interface for all seca devices

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seca mVSA 535

Edan M3 Vital Signs Monitor

The Edan M3 allows for accurate vital signs measurement in a variety of settings.

  • Portable and lightweight
  • Large high-resolution color TFT display
  • Flexible configurations to meet different clinical needs
  • Auto/Manual/Continuous/Average BP mode
  • Real-time measurements display
  • Trend table and trend graphs
  • USB flash disk support
  • Barcode scanner support
  • Nurse call function
  • LAN/Wi-Fi(optional) connections
  • Bi-directional communication with the MFM-CMS central station
  • HL7 support via XML files or MFM-CMS central station
  • Data management via PatientCare Viewer software (optional)

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Edan M3 Vital Signs Monitor

Edan iM60 Vital Signs Monitor

With selectable optional parameters including IBP, cardiac output and capnography, iM60 can adapt to a wide range of sub-acute divisions.

The high-resolution color TFT-LCD together with the up-to-date customizable shortcut menu design brings easy one-touch access to frequently used functions, allowing more attention to the patients.

Employing a low-power consumption design, iM60 is fan-less - which creates no noise and no dust accumulations.

Embedded with various communication capabilities including HL7, LAN, built-in Wi-Fi, Nurse Call, and Defibrillator Synchronization, iM60 can easily communicate and co-work with hospital information systems and other hospital facilities.

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Edan iM60 Vital Signs Monitor

Common Questions Asked by Patients

As a dedicated medical professional, you're well aware of the importance of providing comprehensive care and addressing your patients' queries. To assist you in being fully prepared to respond to patient inquiries regarding vital signs, we've compiled a collection of common questions and informative answers. While these questions might seem straightforward, your clear and concise explanations can greatly contribute to your patients' understanding of their health and well-being. Feel free to utilize these responses as a valuable resource to facilitate meaningful conversations about vital signs, empowering your patients with knowledge and fostering a collaborative healthcare journey.

What is a Vital Signs Monitor

A vital signs monitor is an essential medical device designed to provide a comprehensive overview of crucial physiological indicators, enabling healthcare professionals to assess a patient's overall health status efficiently and accurately. This sophisticated tool consolidates multiple vital sign measurements into one accessible platform, streamlining the monitoring process and enhancing patient care.

What are Vital Signs?

Vital signs are essential physiological measurements that provide crucial insights into a person's overall health and well-being. These fundamental indicators are routinely assessed by medical professionals to monitor the body's basic functions and detect any potential abnormalities. The four primary vital signs are:

  1. Heart Rate (Pulse): This measures the number of times the heart beats per minute, reflecting the heart's efficiency in pumping blood throughout the body.
  2. Blood Pressure: Blood pressure is a measure of the force exerted by circulating blood against the walls of arteries. It consists of two values: systolic pressure (the higher value) and diastolic pressure (the lower value).
  3. Respiratory Rate: This indicates the number of breaths taken per minute. Monitoring respiratory rate helps assess lung and respiratory system health.
  4. Body Temperature: Body temperature reflects the body's ability to regulate its internal environment. It can be measured using various methods such as oral, rectal, or tympanic measurements. While doctors are well-versed in interpreting these measurements, having an understanding of vital signs allows them to confidently address patients' questions and concerns, ensuring a comprehensive and informed healthcare experience.

What is Pulse Rate?

Pulse rate, also known as heart rate, refers to the number of times the heart contracts (beats) in one minute. It is a critical vital sign that provides insights into the cardiovascular health of an individual. The pulse rate is typically measured at arterial points where the pulsation of blood vessels can be felt most easily, such as the wrist (radial pulse) or the neck (carotid pulse). A normal resting pulse rate for adults usually ranges between 60 to 100 beats per minute. However, factors like age, fitness level, and certain medical conditions can influence this rate. Monitoring the pulse rate helps medical professionals gauge the heart's efficiency in pumping blood and assess overall cardiac health.

Can Patients Check Pulse Rate?

A patient may ask how to check their pulse as home. The process is a simple and effective way to gauge the heart's rhythm and overall cardiovascular health. A patient will want to follow these steps:

  1. Find a Comfortable Position: Sit down in a relaxed position, ensuring the arm is supported and wrist is easily accessible.
  2. Locate Pulse: Place the index and middle fingers of one hand on the underside of opposite wrist, just below the base of the thumb. Feel for a rhythmic pulsation against the fingertips.
  3. Count the Beats: Using a watch or timer, count the number of beats in a 60-second period.
  4. Record the Result: Note the number of beats counted. This is your pulse rate, measured in beats per minute (bpm).
  5. Repeat for Accuracy: Repeat several times and calculate the average.

What is Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure refers to the force exerted by the blood against the walls of arteries as it is pumped by the heart throughout the body. It is a crucial vital sign that offers insights into the health of the cardiovascular system. Blood pressure is measured using two values:

  • Systolic Pressure - Indicates the pressure in arteries when the heart contracts and pumps blood
  • Diastolic Pressure - Signifies the pressure in arteries when the heart is at rest between beats

A typical blood pressure reading is expressed in millimeters of mercury (mmHg), with normal levels around 120/80 mmHg. However, blood pressure can vary based on factors like:

  • Age
  • Genetics
  • Lifestyle
  • Underlying health conditions

Maintaining a healthy blood pressure range is essential, as elevated blood pressure can strain the heart and lead to cardiovascular issues.

What is Respiratory Rate?

Respiratory rate, often referred to as breathing rate, signifies the number of breaths a person takes within a minute. This measurement offers valuable insights into the functionality of the respiratory system and overall lung health.

Respiratory rate is assessed by counting the number of inhalations and exhalations over a minute. For adults, a typical resting respiratory rate ranges from 12 to 20 breaths per minute. However, factors such as age, fitness level, and certain medical conditions can influence this rate.

Monitoring respiratory rate allows medical professionals to evaluate the efficiency of oxygen exchange and carbon dioxide removal in the lungs. Any significant deviation from the normal range might indicate underlying respiratory issues or potential health concerns.

What is Body Temperature

Body temperature refers to the degree of heat present within the human body, reflecting the balance between heat production and heat loss. This vital sign is a key indicator of the body's metabolic activity and overall health. Body temperature can be measured using various methods, including

  • Oral
  • Rectal
  • Axillary (underarm)
  • Tympanic (ear)

The standard average body temperature is around 98.6°F (37°C), but variations can occur based on factors such as the time of day, physical activity, and age. Infants and children generally have slightly higher average temperatures than adults. Fluctuations outside the normal range can indicate various health conditions, such as infections, inflammation, or hormonal imbalances.