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Weekly Shock Test - Philips Efficia DFM100 Instructions For Use Manual

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15: Operational and Shift Check

Weekly Shock Test

A Weekly Shock Test is performed using either a test plug, a test load or paddles. The Weekly Shock
Test process and results differ depending which way you choose to perform the test. See chart below.
To perform the Weekly Shock Test:
If you are using
pads with a test
load:
1
2
Connect the Therapy cable
to the defibrillator and test
load to the end of the
Therapy cable.
3
Press the Charge button on the front panel. Confirm you hear
the charging tone. If it becomes necessary to disarm the

defibrillator, press
4
A strip prints, if configured to do so. If the strip does not print
immediately, press the Print button.
5
Press the Shock button on the Efficia DFM100.
6
Confirm the printed strip

indicates
energy delivered is150J, ±15J
(135J to 165J). If not,
confirm you did the test
properly before taking the
device out of use and calling
for service.
7
Detach test load/plug from the Therapy cable so your device
is ready for use when needed. Do not leave the test load/plug
attached to the Therapy cable. Test complete.
NOTES: For more information on the differences between a test load and test plug, see
Load"
If you perform a Weekly Shock Test with internal paddles and corresponding test equipment, the
Efficia DFM100 must be set to 50J. Refer to the test equipment manufacturer's instructions for
information on interpreting results of the test.
If you use external paddles and have the Pacing option, you should confirm pads functionality by
performing an Operational Check.
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If you are using
pads with a test
plug:
Turn the device on by turning the Therapy knob to 150J.
Connect the Therapy cable to
the defibrillator and test plug
to the end of the Therapy
cable.
.
Confirm that you hear a "
and the
alarm on the display and the printed strip indicates
you did the test properly before taking the device out of use and calling for
service.
NOTE: It is normal behavior that a shock is not delivered in this instance.
on page 18.
If you are using paddles:
Make sure the paddles and the paddle tray are
thoroughly clean and there is no debris or
residue (including all conductive material) on
the electrode surfaces of the paddles and tray.
Secure paddles in tray and confirm Patient
Contact Indicator (PCI) LEDs are not lit. If the
LEDs are lit, adjust paddles in tray. If the LEDs
continue to light, clean both the adult and
infant paddle electrode surfaces.
Press the Charge button on the paddles sitting
in the tray. Confirm you hear the charging tone.
If it becomes necessary to disarm the
defibrillator, press
A strip prints, if configured to do so. If the strip
does not print immediately, press the Print
button.
Simultaneously press the Shock buttons located
on the paddles.
" audio message, see a
Shock Cancelled
Test complete.
Shift Check

.


. If not, confirm
"Test Plug & Test

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