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Using Infant Paddles; Using Internal Paddles - Philips HeartStart XL Plus 861290 Instructions For Use Manual

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Preparing for Defibrillation
Quick Look
You can use external paddles for a "Quick Look" to assess the patient's ECG rhythm and then, if
necessary deliver therapy. Use this process only when multifunction pads and monitoring electrodes are
not immediately available.
To view a patient's ECG using external paddles:
1
Make sure the device is turned on to
Apply external paddles to the patient's chest, minimizing any unnecessary movement.
2
After the HeartStart XL+ detects the ECG, view the waveform on the display.
3
NOTE: Viewing the patient's ECG through paddles is not recommended for long-term monitoring.

Using Infant Paddles

The HeartStart XL+ external paddle set comes with infant paddles included. The American Heart
Association recommends using the smaller paddles on children weighing less than 10 kg. Larger paddles
may be used as long as contact between the paddles is avoided.
To set up for defibrillating using infant paddles:
Expose the infant paddle surfaces, see
1
Store the adult paddle surfaces in the paddle tray pockets.
2
3
Follow the steps for using external paddles, see
Follow the defibrillation steps in
4

Using Internal Paddles

To set up for defibrillating using internal paddles:
1
Select the appropriate paddle electrode size.
If using switchless internal paddles, connect the paddles to the M4740A Paddle Adapter Cable.
2
Connect the paddles cable (or the paddle adapter cable) to the HeartStart XL+. See
3
Therapy Cable"
4
Follow the defibrillation steps in
Monitor
"Accessing Infant Paddles"
"Defibrillation"
on page 7.
"Defibrillation"
6: Manual Defibrillation
.
on page 12.
"Using External Paddles"
on page 76.
on page 78.
on page 78.
"Connecting the
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