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Monitoring Ecg With Electrodes - Philips Efficia DFM100 Instructions For Use Manual

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Preparing to Monitor ECG

Monitoring ECG with Electrodes

To monitor ECG through electrodes:
Prepare the skin. See
1
2
Attach the snaps or grabbers to the electrodes before placing them on the patient.
3
Apply electrodes by peeling them, one at a time, from the protective backing and sticking them
firmly to the patient's skin. Press around the entire edge of each electrode to ensure they are
secure. Make sure the lead wires do not pull on the electrodes. See
proper electrode locations.
If not preconnected, connect the ECG cable as described in
4
page 9.
WARNING: Be sure the electrodes do not come in contact with other conductive material, especially when
connecting or disconnecting the electrodes to/from the patient.
NOTE: Use only approved lead-sets with the Efficia DFM100. Failure to do so may introduce noise and
result in intermittent
Electrode Placement
Figure 39
Figure 39
RA/R (white/red)
placement: directly
below the clavicle
and near the right
shoulder
"Skin Preparation"

shows the typical electrode placement for a 3-lead ECG set.
3-Lead Placement
on page 48.
messages.
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I
III
II
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4: ECG Monitoring
"Electrode Placement"
"Connecting the ECG cable."
LA/L (black/yellow)
placement: directly
below the clavicle
and near the left
shoulder
LL/F (red/green)
placement: on the
left lower abdomen
for
on
49

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