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Demand Mode Pacing
Figure 54
Verify white pacing markers or white R-Wave arrows appear on the ECG waveform.
Press the
increase the output until cardiac capture occurs. Capture is indicated by the appearance of a
QRS complex after each pacing marker. Decrease the output to the lowest level that still
maintains capture.
Assess the patient for a peripheral pulse. (Pulse alarms are automatically turned on.)
To stop pacing:
Press the
Smart Select knob, select
the flashing
Move the Therapy knob away from the Pacer position.
WARNINGS: Use care when handling the multifunction electrode pads on the patient to avoid shock hazard
during pacing.
Use multifunction electrode pads prior to their expiration date. Discard pads after use. Do not reuse
pads. Do not use for more than 8 hours of continuous pacing.
If pacing is interrupted for any reason you must press the
When pacing in Demand Mode, the ECG cable from the patient must be directly connected to the
Efficia DFM100.
If you are using the pacing function with battery and the Low Battery alarm sounds, connect the
device to external power to avoid interrupted pacing therapy.
NOTES: Pacing does not start if there is a problem with the multifunction electrode pads connection or
patient contact. Pace pulses are not delivered if there is a problem with the ECG monitoring
electrode connections. If either situation occurs, a system message is displayed.
detected for the ECG lead used for R-Wave detection and the pads on condition is detected. In
Fixed Mode, the soft ley is grayed out until pads are detected.
Adjusting Pacer Rate and Output
appears in the Pacing Bar.
soft key and then select
soft key. A prompt message asks you to confirm your action. Using the
to pause pacing; select
soft key to resume pacing.
soft key is grayed out for Demand Mode pacing until a leads-on condition is
. Use the Smart Select knob to
to continue pacing. Once paused, press
soft key to resume pacing.
8: Pacing


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