2: Device Basics
The top of the Efficia DFM100 has a handle for easy transport and, if optional external paddles are
present, they reside in the paddle tray on the top of the device (see
The Efficia DFM100 has two options for external paddles - part numbers M3543A and
989803196431. While the paddle sets look slightly different, they function the same in a clinical
Each External Paddle set can be used on both adult/child (≥ 10kg) and infant (< 10kg) patients.
Each apex paddle has a yellow button to remotely charge the defibrillator. Both paddles in each set
have orange shock buttons that flash when the defibrillator is charged. Press both orange buttons
simultaneously to administer a shock. Each sternum paddle contains a Patient Contact Indicator
(PCI) with PCI icons
paddle pressure and placement to optimize patient contact. Green lights on the PCI indicate good
contact is established.
. Orange or red lights on the PCI indicate poor patient contact. Adjust
External Paddle Features - M3543A
Flashing Shock buttons
Release buttons for