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Using Aed Mode To Defibrillate; Preparation; Operation - Philips Efficia DFM100 Instructions For Use Manual

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Using AED Mode to Defibrillate

Using AED Mode to Defibrillate

Preparation

To prepare for defibrillation in AED Mode:
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Confirm the patient is:
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Expose patient's bare chest. Wipe moisture from the patient's chest and, if necessary, clip or
shave excessive chest hair.
Check the expiration date on the pads package and inspect the package for any damage.
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4
Connect the Therapy cable to the Efficia DFM100 (see
page 7).
If the pads are not expired and package is undamaged, open the package and connect the pads
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connector to the end of the Therapy cable (see
page 8).
Apply the pads to the patient as directed on the pads packaging or according to your
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organization's protocol.
CAUTION: Aggressive handling of multifunction electrode pads in storage or prior to use can damage the pads.
Discard the pads if they become damaged.

Operation

To operate the Efficia DFM100 in AED Mode:
Turn the Therapy knob to AED. The Efficia DFM100 announces and displays the current
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patient category.
If not correct, use the Patient Category button
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Follow the voice and screen prompts.
Press the orange Shock button if prompted.
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See the following sections for more information.
NOTE: While operating in AED Mode, the capabilities of the device are limited to those essential to the
performance of semi-automated external defibrillation. Only the ECG acquired through pads is
displayed. If you have the CO
related waveform is also displayed in AED Mode. Previously set alarms and scheduled NBP
measurements are indefinitely paused and entry of patient information (with the exception of
patient category) is disabled. Additionally, the Sync, Lead Select and Alarm Pause buttons are
inactive.
Unresponsive
Not breathing
Pulseless
For patients that are ≥ 25kg or ≥ 8 years old, use Adult patient category.
For patients <25kg or < 8 years old, use Infant/Child patient category.
and/or SpO
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"Connecting the Therapy Cable"
"Connecting Multifunction Electrode Pads."
to select the appropriate patient category.
option, based on your configuration, the numeric and
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5: AED Mode Option
on
on
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