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Safety Considerations; Getting Started - Philips Efficia DFM100 Instructions For Use Manual

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Non-Invasive External Pacing
Indications for Use: The pacing option is indicated for treating patients with symptomatic
bradycardia. It can also be helpful in patients with asystole, if performed early.
Contraindications for Use: Prolonged brady-asystolic cardiac arrest.
Pulse Oximetry
Indications for Use: The SpO
oxygen saturation level.
Contraindications for Use: None.
Non-Invasive Blood Pressure Monitoring
Indications for Use: The NBP option is indicated for non-invasive measurement of a patient's
arterial blood pressure.
Contraindications for Use: Patients with an upper arm circumference of less than 13 cm.
End-tidal CO
Indications for Use: The EtCO
end tidal CO
Contraindications for Use: None.
ECG Monitoring
Indications for Use: ECG monitoring is indicated to be used for monitoring, alarming and
recording of the patients' heart rate and morphology.
Contraindications for Use: None.

Safety Considerations

General warnings and cautions that apply to the use of the Efficia DFM100 are provided in
provided in the appropriate sections of these instructions.
WARNINGS: The Efficia DFM100 is not intended to be deployed in settings or situations that promote use by
untrained personnel. Operation by untrained personnel can result in injury or death.
Electric shock hazards exist internally. Do not attempt to open the device. Refer servicing to
qualified personnel.
Use only supplies and accessories approved for use with your Efficia DFM100. Use of non-approved
supplies and accessories could affect performance and results.
Use the Efficia DFM100 on one patient at a time.
Use single-use supplies and accessories only once.

Getting Started

The Efficia DFM100 comes from the factory ready to use. However, before putting the device into
clinical use for the first time, it is recommended you:
Read these Instructions for Use in their entirety.
Fully charge the battery. See
Run an Operational Check. See
Perform a Shift Check. See
option is indicated for use when it is beneficial to assess the patient's
option is indicated for use when it is beneficial to assess a patient's
and airway respiration rate.
on page 44. Additional warnings and cautions specific to a particular feature are
"Operational Check"
"Shift Check"
on page 26.
on page 159.
on page 157.
1: Introduction


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