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Printing Operational Check Results - Philips Efficia DFM100 Instructions For Use Manual

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15: Operational and Shift Check

Printing Operational Check Results

If configured to do so (see
"Sample Operational Check Report"
Check is completed. To manually print, press the Smart Select knob and select
The first part of printed Operational Check lists test results. The second part lists checks performed
by the user.
User Checks
Once the Operational Check Report prints, perform the following manual checks to complete the
Operational Check.
Defibrillator Inspection – Make sure the Efficia DFM100 is clean (including the surfaces of the
paddles and paddle trays), clear of objects and has no visible signs of damage.
ECG Cables/Connectors/Paddles/Pads/Monitoring Electrodes – Make sure there are no visible
cracks, broken wires or other visible signs of damage. Make sure all the connections are secure.
Check expiration date and quantity of pads and monitoring electrodes.
Charged Battery – Make sure a charged battery is installed in the Efficia DFM100. Another
charged battery should be available or charging. Confirm the battery has no visible signs of
AC Power Cord – Check the AC power source by connecting the AC power cord to the Efficia
DFM100 and plug it into a power outlet. Then verify that the external power indicator on the
front panel is lit.
Printer Paper – Make sure the printer has sufficient paper and is printing properly.
NBP Cuffs and Tubing – Inspect the pressure cuffs and tubing for visible signs of damage.
USB Connector – Inspect the port for visible signs of debris or damage.
NOTES: Upon completing the Operational Check and returning to a clinical mode, all settings are reset to
the device's configured values.
If your institution's protocol requires periodic alarm verification and you wish to perform an alarm
verification test (in a non-clinical environment), outside of Operational Check testing, you can
connect the Efficia DFM100 to a simulator, then manually change the alarm limits to a setting
which should cause the device to alarm. Look at the display and listen for the alarm. Be sure to reset
the alarm limits to the appropriate settings before returning the device to a clinical environment.
"Printing Settings"
Sensor – Inspect the sensor and cable for visible signs of damage.
Sensor – Inspect the sensor and cable for visible signs of damage.
Sampling Line – Inspect the tubing for blockages and visible signs of damage.
on page 156), the Operational Check Report (see
on page 167) automatically prints out after an Operational
Operational Check


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