Read and understand these conventions used in this manual.
Warnings, Cautions, and
Probe and Transducer
WARNING: Warnings are intended to alert you to the
importance of following the correct operating procedures where risk
of injury to the patient or system user exists.
CAUTION: Cautions are intended to alert you to the
importance of following correct operating procedures to prevent the
risk of damage to the system.
Note: Notes contain information concerning the proper use of the
system and/or correct execution of a procedure.
In accordance with ultrasound convention, these terms can be
interchangeable. For the
• Probe typically refers to the entire assembly of the handheld
scanning module which includes the probe transducer, electronics,
controls, and battery.
• Transducer typically refers to the scanning array at the tip of the
There are two types of Soft Keys on the system and they are
formatted differently in this manual:
• Bottom Soft Keys and their menu and sub-menu items: for
• Real-time Control Bar Soft Keys and their menus and sub-menu
items: for example Freeze, Save Exam, Vascular (formatting:
bold, with gray bar).
Freestyle, in this manual:
(formatting: bold, all caps).
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