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Making Connections - Philips FM20/30 Instructions For Use Manual

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Making Connections

WARNING
Follow the instructions supplied with each of the monitoring accessories you are using.
Prepare for DECG monitoring using the list below. The standard procedures in use in your facility
determine the sequence of actions.
1
If you change the monitoring mode from US to DECG, first disconnect the US transducer.
Depending on the equipment you are using, ensure that the Toco
2
CL ECG/IUP transducer, or the patient module is connected to the fetal monitor.
Attach the fetal scalp electrode to the fetus, following the instructions supplied with the fetal scalp
3
electrode.
Attach a pre-gelled attachment electrode to the DECG adapter cable, following the instructions
4
supplied with the DECG adapter cable.
Fix the attachment electrode to the mother's thigh, following the instructions supplied with the
5
attachment electrode.
Depending on the equipment you are using, connect the red connector plug on the DECG
adapter cable to the red connector on the Toco
transducer, or the patient module.
Connect the fetal scalp electrode to the DECG adapter cable.
6
You are now ready to begin monitoring DECG.
WARNING
The fetal/maternal monitor is not a diagnostic ECG device. In particular, the display of fetal/maternal
ECG is intended only for evaluating signal quality for fetal/maternal heart rate as derived from the
ECG waveform.
When in doubt, it can be used to identify sources of compromised signal quality, such as noise or
muscle artifacts. It can subsequently be used to verify the result of measures taken to resolve them (e.g.
checking ECG cable connections or adapting the fetal
The safety and effectiveness of the displayed fetal/maternal ECG waveform (i.e. P, QRS and T
segments) for evaluation of fetal/maternal cardiac status during labor have not been evaluated.
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