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Lifebox replies to Savage

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e219 (Published 17 January 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e219
  1. Iain H Wilson, consultant anaesthetist1
  1. 1Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
  1. iainhwilson{at}mac.com

The Lifebox pulse oximeter was selected after a tendering exercise that entailed considering many models from different manufacturers against the World Health Organization’s specifications for use in operating theatres.1 2

The Lifebox oximeter must be robust (able to withstand being dropped from 1 m on to concrete) and powered by mains electricity …

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