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Important: a front panel that is torn or cut at

the silence/ reset switch may cause a


continuous audible alarm to be activated. the
front panel must be replaced to silence the
alarm and prevent over healing of the infant.

 perform functional check before each use


and recheck daily see skin temp control.

 to avoid overheating attach patient prove


only to sking surface directly exposed to
the warmer. patient probe must be in
intimate contact with skin and shielded
front heater radiation with a reflective
cover for proper skin temperature
measurement and control.

 never use a rectal probe for control,


patient overheating can result. use only
air-shields patient probe.

 determine the cause of all alarms. check


alarms, heater lights, and skin temp
setting and reading. note: a timing circuit
failure will activate a continuous audible
alarm with no visual alarm indication
remove from service as soon as possible.
 avoid placement of objects over the infant
that can block or absorb heat.

 radiant warming increases insensible


water loss, take appropiate measures to
maintain proper patient fluid balance the
use of a plastic cover to reduce insensible
water loss increases the risk of failing to
detect a loose or detached patient probe.

 do not leave infant unattended when side


or end panels are down.

manual control operating hints.

 use only for short term warming with


nursing personnel is constant attendance.

 do not use warmer if manual indicator


does not flash continuously.
 after 10 minutes of operation. a 1-second
audible alert is activated every 30
seconds. after 5 additional minutes of
operation, a continuous audible alarm is
activated and the heater is turned off.
actuation of the silence/ reset switch any
time after the 10 minute alert will provide
an additional15 minutes of operation.
 heater output must be adjusted manually
to maintain skin temp within desired
rango.

 check infants skin temperature and


condition at least every 15 minutes. when
initially setting or when changing heater
output, check skin temp more frequently
to be sure it is maintained within the
desired range. caution: a change in heater
output will not result in an immediate
change in skin temp. wait for results. large
changes in heater output will cause a
more rapid change in skin temp and
increase the risk of hazardous overshoot
or undershoot.

 use patient probe to continuously monitor


skin temp whenever possible. important:
in manual control, the patient probe
monitors only- it does not control, and the
probe fail and set point alarma are not
functional.
note: it is not necessary that the patient probe
be connected to the controller for manual
control.

skin temp control.


 USE FOR LONG TERM WARMING AND
WHEN ATTENDING PERSONEL CANNOT
BE IN CONSTANT ATTENDANCE
 PERFORM CAL CHECK WHEN SETTING
SKIN TEMP AND RECHECK DAILY
 SET SKIN TEMP ONLY
 VERIFY THAT SKIN TEMP
 SET POINT ALARMS CAN BE
MANUALLY SILENCED (MODEL 1
CONTROLLER – LOW SET POINT ONLY).
IT WILL ALSO TURN OFF
AUTOMATICALLY WHEN THE ALARM
CONDITION IS CONNECTED. NOTE:
AUDIBLE SET POINT ALARM IS
AUTOMATICALLY SILENCED FOR 15
MINUTES DURING INITIAL WARMUP
 PROBE FAIL AND HIGH TEMPERATURE
(39ºC) ALARMS (AND HIGH SET POINT
FOR MODEL 1 CONTROLIER) CAN BE
MANUALLY SILENCED ONLY AFTER THE
ALARM CONDITION IS CONNECTED.
NOTE: IN THE EVENT OF A PROBE FAIL
ALARM, MANUAL CONTROL CAN BE
USED TEMPORARILY UNTIL A
REPLACEMENT PATIENT PROBE OR
WARMING DEVICE IS AVAILABLE IF
NURSING PERSONNEL ARE IN
CONSTANT ATTENDANCE. SEE
“MANUAL CONTROL”
 COMPARE SKIN TEMP SETTING AND
READING TO DETERMINE IF SET POINT
ALARM IS FOR HIGH OR LOW SKIN
TEMP. VERIFY THAT ALL HEATER
LIGHTS ARE OFF DURING HIGH ALARM
OR ON DURING LOW ALARM.

FUNCTIONAL CHECK

PERFORM BEFORE EACH USE AND


RECHECK DAULY BY TURNING
WARMER OFF, THEN ON. DO NOT USE
ID THE FOLLOWING DOES NOT OCCUR
IN SEQUENCE:
DISREGARD OTHER EXTRANEOUS
DISPLAYS OR INDICATIONS WHICH
MAY OCCUR WITHIN THIS SEQUENCE.
1

SKIN
TEMP
ºC

HEATER
3

PROBE SET
+
FAIL POINT AUDIO

PROBE SET
+
FAIL POINT AUDIO