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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 »

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 »

Adults have a heart pulse of 60 to 100 beats per minute since it varies from one person to another. Factors that affect the heart pulse of a person include medication, body size, temperature and body position. More »

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 »

A heart rate is obtained by feeling for the pulse at one of the body's pressure points and tracking the number of beats for a set period of time, according to the American Heart Association. The goal is to determine the ... More »