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Using AED Mode to Defibrillate
Table 14
AED Mode Low Impedance Messages
These messages may appear when the Efficia DFM100 detects a lower pad impedance than expected in the average
patient. The cause could be that the pads are touching or there is too much moisture on the patient.
Audio Message
Poor pads contact. Apply pads
as shown on screen.
Poor pads contact, Replace
Begin CPR.
Table 15
AED Mode Shock Related Messages
These messages may appear when a shock is advised or immediately after a shock is delivered in AED Mode.
Audio Message
Deliver shock now.
Press the flashing orange
button now.
Shock cancelled.
Shock cancelled, No shock
Shock cancelled. Pads must not
be touching clothing or each
Shock cancelled. Press pads
firmly to patient's bare skin.
Shock button not pressed.
Shock delivered.
Display Text
None or
Display Text
When the device is not in a
pause period, the pads are
detecting a low impedance.
The defibrillator is charged
and waiting for you to press
the Shock button.
After charging, the device
detected a non shockable
rhythm and automatically
A shock was aborted due to
low impedance.
A shock was aborted due to
high impedance.
A shock was aborted because
the shock button was not
A shock has been delivered
to the patient.
5: AED Mode Option
User Action
Confirm there is a
good pads contact with
the skin.
Recheck pads.
Confirm they are
securely connected to
the patient. If they are,
remove them and
replace with new pads.
Good pads contact
cannot be established.
If CPR is indicated,
begin CPR.
User Action
Press the flashing
orange Shock button.
Attend to the patient.
Confirm pad
placement is correct
and pressed firmly
against the chest then
try shocking again.
Re-analyze and press
the Shock button
when told to do so.
Attend to the patient.


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