This chapter describes how to care for your HeartStart XL+ and its accessories.
Proper maintenance of the HeartStart XL+ is a simple, yet important factor in dependability. Attending
to routine maintenance is vital to keeping the HeartStart XL+ ready to respond in an emergency.
Routine maintenance involves:
Providing power so automated tests can run (see
Observing the Ready For Use (RFU) indicator to confirm the device's readiness (see
Performing Operational Checks and Shift Checks (see
on page 147).
Caring for batteries (see
Cleaning the device and accessories (see
Checking expiration dates on supplies and accessories, and ordering replacements (see
"Supplies & Accessories"
Timely calibration for those modules which require calibration. (See
page 167 and the HeartStart XL+ Service Manual for NBP Calibration.)
WARNINGS: HeartStart XL+ service should only be performed by qualified service personnel, in accordance with the
HeartStart XL+ Service Manual.
Electric shock hazards exist internally. Do not open device.
NOTE: Refer to the HeartStart XL+ Service Manual for information on the expected life of the device and
on page 24).
on page 189).
on page 164).
Chapter 14 "Operational and Shift Checks"
on page 166).
on page 170).
"Ready For Use