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Philips HeartStart XL Plus 861290 Instructions For Use Manual Page 103

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8: Pacing
Preparing for Pacing
NOTES: Pacing Therapy should be administered while connected to AC power with a battery installed for backup
so that pacing will not be interrupted in the event of either an AC power failure or the battery losing its
charge.
If you enter Pacing Mode, Sync settings are turned off.
If Paddles is selected for display in Wave Sector 2 and the device enters Pacer Mode, the Wave Sector 2
waveform automatically switches to None.
If Pads is selected for the display in Wave Sector 2 and the device enters Demand Mode pacing, the Wave
Sector 2 waveform automatically switches to None.
If monitoring for an extended period of time, monitoring electrodes and multifunction electrode pads
may need to be changed periodically. Refer to the manufacturer's documentation for replacement
frequency.
Signals from TENS or ESU units can cause interference with the ECG which may impact pacing.
Pace Pulse Duration
You can configure the duration of the paced pulse in Configuration Mode to either 20 or 40 msec.
Confirm with your organization which setting best meets your clinical needs. If you select 20 msec, you
can select a current setting between 10-200 mA. If you select 40 msec, you can select a current setting
between 10-140 mA. See
"Pacer Settings"
on page 144.
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