MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Witnesses in the lawsuit against Michael Jackson’s physician testified that Dr. Conrad Murray used an "inadequate" pulse monitor that failed to alert staff when the King of Pop stopped breathing.
The device in question is a fingertip reader made by Nonin Medical Inc., the self-claimed inventor of fingertip and wireless fingertip pulse oximetry. Company executive Bob Johnson took the witness stand to testify that the model used for Jackson had no noise alarm to alert hospital staff that there was a problem.
Murray is accused of involuntary manslaughter for failing to properly monitor Jackson, TVNZ.co reported.
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