Orient the parts that must remain dry higher than the wet parts until all parts are dry.
Use the following procedure to clean the display; the system control panel; all the external
surfaces of the system and the cart; and the ECG trunk cables, leads, and electrodes.
1. Before cleaning, turn off the system and unplug the power cord from the power source.
2. Wipe with a soft cloth moistened with soap and water.
Do not spill or spray liquid on the controls, into the system cabinet, or into the transducer
3. Remove any solid matter around the keys or the controls with a cotton swab or toothpick to
ensure that solids are not pushed into the cabinet.
4. If blood or other infectious material comes in contact with the system or any cable other
than a transducer cable, wipe with a 70% solution of isopropyl alcohol.
If blood or other infectious material comes in contact with a transducer or transducer cable,
do not wipe with isopropyl alcohol until you have read the
specific cleaning guidelines. Isopropyl alcohol should not be used on some parts of the
transducer and should never be used on any parts of the transducer cable. Additional
cleaning agents are also available for transducers.
Do not use strong solvents, common cleaning products, or abrasive cleansers, which will
damage the system surfaces.
Do not touch the displays with sharp objects or use paper towels to clean them, which may
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