A fingertip pulse oximeter is an essential part of anyone's nebulizer supplies. Pulse oximeters and nebulizers go hand in hand because an oximeter allows you to check your blood oxygen level (which shows how well your lungs are functioning) whenever you want! This is especially helpful for people with asthma, as low blood oxygen levels often signify an increased susceptibility to an asthma attack. This simple device can show you when you need to take better care to avoid asthma triggers and/or places where an increased amount of asthma triggers (e.g. pet dander at a friend’s house) exist. Read More
The Drive Medical Health-Ox is easy to use and gives you an accurate and quick reading of your blood oxygen and heart rate values. More advanced pulse oximeters, like the Nonin 2500 PalmSAT, allow you to view your vitals on a computer and share it with others. This increased information can be a valuable asset when working with your doctor to draft the best asthma action plan possible.