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1. (WO2001003574) REUSABLE PULSE OXIMETER PROBE WITH DISPOSABLE LINER

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/003574    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/016304
Publication Date: Fri Jan 19 00:59:59 CET 2001 International Filing Date: Sat Jul 08 01:59:59 CEST 2000
IPC: A61B 5/00
Applicants: SENSIDYNE, INC.
Inventors: PARKER, Brent
Title: REUSABLE PULSE OXIMETER PROBE WITH DISPOSABLE LINER
Abstract:
A reusable pulse oximeter sensor, and disposable liner, includes a reusable pulse oximeter probe assembly (A) having at least one light emitting diode (HAE), one photocell detector (HAD) wherein the detector, the emitter are mounted in plastic finger clip housing arms (D), and at least one disposable foam strip (F) having an aperture or apertures (I) therein. The foam strip or strips have modular receptacles (J) that can mate, and removably engage the finger clip housing arms (D), further aligning the apertures with the emitter, and detector to allow transmission of light through the appendage of a patient when attached to the patient.