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Turning Sync Off; Cardioversion Alarms; Troubleshooting - Philips Efficia DFM100 Instructions For Use Manual

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7: Synchronized Cardioversion
NOTE: The Efficia DFM100's Sync function can be configured to either be enabled or disabled after each
synchronized shock is delivered.

Turning Sync Off

To turn the Sync function off, press the Sync button again. The button light turns off and Sync
indications are removed from the display.

Cardioversion Alarms

Alarms can be generated for the conditions shown in
alerts. When you switch patient categories, all parameter alarm limits change to the new patient
category. These changes are retained when you switch modes.
For more information on alarms, see
Table 19
Alarm Message


If your Efficia DFM100 does not operate as expected during Cardioversion, see
Pacing Problems"
For patients that are ≥ 25kg or ≥ 8 years old, use Adult patient category.
For patients <25kg or < 8 years old, use Infant/Child patient category.
Defibrillation Alarms
With pads in use, the connection
between the device and patient has
been lost.
A shock has been automatically
Abnormal shock dose delivered due
to marginal patient impedance.
The device detected a change in
paddles or pads type or the therapy
cable identification is invalid.
Therapy is disabled due to an
equipment failure.
on page 186.
19. There are both audio and visual
on page 36.
Cardioversion Alarms
Type of Alarm
High Priority
Red Alarm
message with
alarm tone
High Priority
Latching Alarm
"Defibrillation and


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