This test allows uses continuous monitoring of your Ventilatory status, oxygen saturation and carbon dioxide in the blood.
The duration of this test will be decided by your consultant.
No special preparation needed
Your earlobe skin or forehead will be cleaned with a small alcohol wipe. A small probe will be placed with an adhesive to keep it in place for as long your consultant requests.
This probe will warm up slightly and you might feel it on your skin.