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General Safety
Do not use patient cables or accessory cables and sensors if prior visual
inspection reveals cable damage or the presence of liquid, lint or dust
The system is not completely immune from radio interference although
it is designed to minimize interference. Sources of interference that may
be a problem include failing fluorescent lights and construction
equipment. See "Electromagnetic Compatibility p. 15-8". The product
should not be used next to or stacked with other equipment. If you
must stack the product, you must check that normal operation is
possible in the necessary configuration before the product is used on
Do not rely exclusively on the audible alarm system for patient
monitoring. Adjustment of alarm volume to a low level during patient
monitoring may result in patient danger. Remember that the most
reliable method of patient monitoring combines close personal
surveillance with correct operation of monitoring equipment.
If the MX40 enters a continuous "boot-up" cycle or the main display
does not appear or update, ensure that you are using a freshly charged
lithium-ion battery or new disposable batteries. If the batteries are fresh
and the device reboots or does not update, remove the device from
service and contact your service personnel.
Place the MX40 in a pouch or over clothing, or both, during patient use.
The device should not touch the patient's skin during use.
Patients should be instructed not to open the battery compartment
while the MX40 is in use.
Failure on the part of the responsible individual hospital or institution
employing the use of this equipment to implement satisfactory
maintenance as needed may cause undue equipment failure and
possible health hazards.
Because the coverage range of Access Points can sometimes overlap,
including different floor levels, the IntelliVue Device Location feature is
not intended for use when attempting to locate a patient.
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