12: Data Management
Removing All Patient Data
In Data Management Mode, you can de-identify patient Event Summaries two ways. Patient-related data
include name, medical record number, dates related to the individual, patient age if over 89 and any
other information that could uniquely identify an individual.
When exporting Event Summaries, the HeartStart XL+ can be configured to prompt you to remove
all patient-related data prior to exporting. If this function is enabled, you are prompted to
Without Patient Info?
export with patient-related data in the Event Summary.
When the Internal Memory Menu is displayed
prompts the HeartStart XL+ to ask you
Accessing Data on the USB Drive
When you select the
checks that there is a compatible USB drive inserted into the USB port on top of the device (see
the display. If a compatible drive is found, then the USB Drive Screen is displayed.
NOTE: The USB Drive Screen's layout is similar to the Internal Memory Screen (see
Using the HeartStart XL+, you are only able to save Event Summaries to and delete from the USB drive.
Additional USB drive operations can be performed with a USB-compatible computer.
Saving Data to the USB Drive
You can save data to a USB drive from Data Management Mode, Configuration Mode and after an
To save data to a USB Drive:
Confirm you have a USB drive inserted into the USB port.
HeartStart XL+ copies your data to the USB drive.
NOTE: If data exporting is in process and you change from a non-clinical mode to a clinical mode or vice versa,
the HeartStart XL+ asks you if you wish to continue exporting. Select
to remove the patient-related data and
View USB Drive
on page 12). If a compatible USB drive is not found, the Internal Memory Screen remains on
is replaced with
soft key or press the Menu Select button and select
to remove the patient-related data prior to exporting and
Remove Patient Info from All Internal Event Data?
to keep the patient-related data in the Event
option from the Internal Memory Menu, the HeartStart XL+ first
in the screen's title.
Data Management Mode
Remove All Patient Info
from the menu. The
to continue with