Technology | June 27, 2006

Telemetry Transmitter Operates in WMTS Frequency Band, Provides Economical Operation

The NTX noninvasive telemetry transmitter is capable of monitoring ECG, SpO2, respiration and noninvasive blood pressure. The transmitter operates in the new protected WMTS frequency band and provides economical operation through the use of three alkaline AA batteries.
NTX is designed to provide hospitals with more flexible monitoring on higher acuity patients. As hospitals struggle to reduce costs and operate more efficiently, a trend has emerged where hospitals are monitoring higher acuity ambulatory patients on telemetry and medical-surgical floors.
In the past, this trend has been limited to only ECG or ECG and SpO2 monitoring. Any patient requiring noninvasive blood pressure monitoring has been confined to a hard-wired bedside monitor, limiting their mobility. With the NTX transmitter, hospitals can now safely and effectively monitor higher acuity patients outside of traditional critical care units.

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