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Important Patient And Safety Information; Accessories And Supplies - Philips PageWriter TC70 Service Manual

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Introduction

Important Patient and Safety Information

The PageWriter TC70 cardiograph isolates all connections to the patient from electrical
ground and all other conductive circuits in the cardiograph. This reduces the possibility of
hazardous currents passing from the cardiograph through the patient's heart to ground.
WARNING Failure to follow these warnings could affect both patient and operator safety.

Accessories and Supplies

WARNING Always clean and disinfect reusable electrodes before patient use. Failure to properly
clean and disinfect reusable electrodes before patient use may cause infectious materials
to be transferred between patients.
WARNING The Welsh bulb electrodes (available as an accessory for the cardiograph) do not meet
the requirements of IEC 60601-2-25 for defibrillation recovery time, and cannot be
reliably used for patient diagnosis immediately following defibrillation.
WARNING When using additional peripheral equipment powered from an electrical source other
than the cardiograph, the combination is considered to be a medical system. It is the
responsibility of the operator to comply with IEC 60601-1-1 and test the medical system
according to the requirements. For additional information contact Philips Medical
Systems.
WARNING Do not use non-medical peripherals within 6 feet of a patient unless the non-medical
peripherals receive power from the cardiograph or from an isolation transformer that
meets medical safety standards.
The Welsh bulb electrodes contain natural rubber latex which may cause allergic reactions.
CAUTION
When using additional peripheral equipment powered by an electrical source other than the
cardiograph, the combination of
Using accessories, peripherals, or cables that are not supplied with the cardiograph or that
are not recommended by Philips Medical Systems can result in increased emissions or
decreased immunity of the cardiograph.
Only use Philips Medical Systems replacement parts and supplies with the cardiograph. The
use of non-approved replacement parts and supplies with the cardiograph is strictly
prohibited. Cardiograph safety and performance are not guaranteed when non-approved
replacement parts and supplies are used with the cardiograph.
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PageWriter TC 70 Cardiograph Service Manual
Important Patient and Safety Information

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