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Ecg Monitoring; Ecg Safety Information - Philips IntelliVue TRx Instructions For Use Manual

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ECG Safety Information

ECG Safety Information
Warning
Warning
For ALL Patients:
Always confirm Information Center observations with clinical observation
of the patient before administering interventions.
Every lead must be secured to an electrode on the patient.
Conductive parts of electrodes must not contact earth or other conductive
parts.
Philips recommends that you change the lead label only to reflect the
physical placement of electrodes. This will ensure a match between the
monitored lead and the label, and prevent any possible confusion.
When switching from EASI to standard monitoring, there is a loss of data
for 30 seconds.
For PACED Patients:
The output power of the transceiver and other sources of radio frequency
energy, when used in the proximity of a pacemaker, can be sufficient to
interfere with pacemaker performance. Due to the shielding effects of the
body, internal pacemakers are somewhat less vulnerable than external
pacemakers. However, caution should be exercised when monitoring any
paced patient.
In order to minimize the possibility of interference, position electrodes,
electrode wires, and the transceiver as far away from the pacemaker as
possible.
Consult the pacemaker manufacturer for information on the RF
susceptibility of their products and the use of their products with the
Philips IntelliVue Telemetry System. See the IntelliVue Information Center
Instructions for Use for additional information on monitoring paced
patients.
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