According to the Mayo Clinic, a normal pulse ox reading is between 95 and 100 percent. The pulse ox reading tells of the saturation of oxygen in a person's blood. The reading is taken with a pulse oximeter, a device whic... More »

In children, the normal pulse ox reading that measures the amount of oxygen in the blood is 96 to 98 percent, states AboutKidsHealth. Anything under 95 percent is abnormally low and may cause doctors to order additional ... More »

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In children, the normal pulse ox reading that measures the amount of oxygen in the blood is 96 to 98 percent, states AboutKidsHealth. Anything under 95 percent is abnormally low and may cause doctors to order additional ... More »

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A pulse oximeter reading of below 90 percent is considered low, reports Mayo Clinic. A pulse oximeter measures oxygen saturation level, which is then used to estimate the amount of oxygen in the blood. Oxygen levels can ... More »

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Before purchase, a used pulse oximeter should be tested to ensure that key components such as the display, probes, alarms, and battery are functional. Additionally, consider the type of pulse oximeter and its compatibili... More »

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Listening to the apical pulse allows medical professionals to measure cardiac function, according to ATI Nursing Education. To take an apical pulse, a doctor or a nurse has to listen directly to the heart beat, which all... More »

WebMD recommends placing the forefinger and middle finger of your dominant hand on top of the person's foot at the area where the big toe and first toe meet the foot to check for a pulse in the foot. Gently feel along th... More »