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8: Pacing

Fixed Mode Pacing

To pace in Fixed Mode:
Turn the Therapy knob to the Pacer position.
1
The message
enabled but pace pulses are not being delivered. Demand pacing is the default pacer mode.
2
Change to Fixed Mode pacing.
a
b
c
Figure 55
Use the Lead Select button to select the desired lead for viewing, if one is available.
3
NOTE: If you want to see the ECG waveform and related parameters while pacing, you must have ECG
electrodes on the patient with pads. Viewing Pads in Wave Sector 1 while pacing may give you an
incorrect heart rate and inappropriate alarms.
Select the Pacer Rate by pressing the
4
the menu to bring up the Pacer Rate window. Use the Smart Select knob to adjust the rate then
press the Smart Select knob to select the rate. Repeat and select
Output. See
5
Press
If you have an ECG waveform, verify white pacing markers appear.
6
Verify the presence of a peripheral pulse and increase output if required.
7
Press the
8
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.
9
Assess the patient for a peripheral pulse. (Pulse alarms are automatically turned on.)
To stop pacing:
Press the
Smart Select knob, select
the flashing
OR
Move the Therapy knob away from the Pacer position.
96

appears in the Pacing Bar and indicates the pacing function is
Press the Smart Select knob.
Turn the Smart Select knob to highlight

Select
and press the Smart Select knob. (See
Changing Pacing Modes






Figure
54.


.
appears in the Pacing Bar.

soft key and then select

soft key. A prompt message asks you to confirm your action. Using the


soft key to resume pacing.





soft key and then selecting


to pause pacing; select
Fixed Mode Pacing
and press the Smart Select knob.
Figure
55.)

to adjust the Pacer
. Use the Smart Select knob to
to continue pacing. Once paused, press

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