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A pulse oximetry sensor includes reusable and disposable elements. To assemble the sensor, the reusable element is snapped or slid within assembly mechanisms of the disposable element. In one embodiment, the reusable element includes protrusions while the disposable element includes tabs which receive the protrusions. In another embodiment, the reusable element includes neck portions and the disposable element includes straps which receive the neck portions. In any event, the assembly provides longitudinal movement between elements.

Title
Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements
Application Number
10/351645
Publication Number
6920345 (B2)
Application Date
January 24, 2003
Publication Date
July 19, 2005
Inventor
Yassir Abdul Hafiz
Irvine
CA, US
Ammar Al Ali
Tustin
CA, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Assignee
Masimo Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61B 005/00
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