For Patient Care Anywhere

The Nellcor™ N-­85 pulse oximetry monitor delivers exceptional pulse oximetry performance even during low perfusion and signal interference.([FOOTNOTE=FDA 510(k).],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]) Nellcor™ specialty sensors – including the forehead SoO2 sensor and nonadhesive SpO2 sensors – expand the clinician's patient care options.

The Nellcor™ N-­85 hand­held pulse oximeter is convenient for spot-­checks and continuous monitoring in a variety of settings, including EMS/ED, transport, critical care, operating room and sleep lab, and for procedural sedation.


  • Accurate monitoring even with weak pulse signals1.
  • Interfaces with the Nellcor™ OxiNet III remote respiratory monitoring system
  • Reliable CO2 monitoring, even in high humidity environments1
  • Low sample flow rate of 50 mL/min that allows monitoring on the widest range of patients, from neonates to adults1
  • Customizable and scalable to meet specific hospital and patient needs
  • Real-­time, centralized viewing of monitored patients’ respiratory status
  • Report/communicate patient information with enhanced trend reporting tools, pinpointing significant events

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The Nellcor™ N­‐85 capnograph/pulse oximeter with OxiMax™ technology combines two highly advanced technologies in a convenient, portable device. Microstream™ capnography helps ensure accurate end-­tidal CO2 measurements and crisp waveforms, giving the clinician a clear picture of the patient’s respiratory status.([FOOTNOTE=Maddox RR, Williams CK, Oglesby H, Butler B, Colclasure B. Clinical experience with patient-­‐controlled analgesia using continuous respiratory monitoring and a smart infusion system. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006;63(2):157-­164.],[ANCHOR=View Abstract],[LINK=/content/covidien/websites/medtronic/com/en/covidien/support/clinical-evidence.html?id=143954])

The extensive selection of Microstream™ breath-­sampling accessories enables clinicians to monitor intubated and nonintubated patients-including those receiving supplemental oxygen.