What do the standards say?
testers/SimulatorsISO 9919 / draft ISO 80601-2-61
requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of pulse oximeter
equipment for medical use
- 'A functional tester cannot be used to assess the accuracy of a pulse
oximeter probe or a pulse oximeter monitor.'
- If a particular functional tester has the appropriate r curves it 'can
measure the contribution of the monitor to the total error of a monitor/probe
- Functional testers lack the spectral resolution to check the accuracy of a