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Indications For Use; Aed Therapy; Manual Defibrillation; Noninvasive External Pacing Therapy - Philips HeartStart MRx Instructions For Use Manual

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Indications for Use

Indications for Use
The HeartStart MRx is for use for the termination of ventricular tachycardia and ventricular
fibrillation.
The device is for use by qualified medical personnel trained in the operation of the device and qualified
by training in basic life support, advanced cardiac support, or defibrillation. It must be used by or on
the order of a physician.

AED Therapy

To be used in the presence of a suspected cardiac arrest on patients of at least 8 years of age that are
unresponsive, not breathing and pulseless.

Manual Defibrillation

Asynchronous defibrillation is the initial treatment for ventricular fibrillation and ventricular
tachycardia in patients that are pulseless and unresponsive. Synchronous defibrillation is indicated for
termination of atrial fibrillation.

Noninvasive External Pacing Therapy

The pacing option is intended for treating patients with symptomatic bradycardia. It can also be
helpful in patients with asystole, if performed early.

Pulse Oximetry

The SpO

Noninvasive Blood Pressure Monitoring

The NBP option is intended for noninvasive measurement of a patient's arterial blood pressure.

End-tidal CO

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The EtCO
provide a respiration rate.

12-Lead ECG

The 12-Lead ECG function is to provide a conventional diagnostic 12-Lead ECG report, which may
include measurements and interpretative statements.
option is intended for use when it is beneficial to assess a patient's oxygen saturation level.
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option is intended for noninvasive monitoring of a patient's exhaled carbon dioxide and to
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