Physio-Control Lifepak Features
The Physio-Control Lifepak 12 defibrillator/monitor, when in AED mode, is a semiautomatic defibrillator that uses a patented Shock Advisory System. This software algorithm analyzes the patient’s electrocardiographic (ECG) rhythm and indicates whether or not it detects a shockable rhythm. The Lifepak 12 defibrillator/monitor in AED mode requires operator interaction in order to defibrillate the patient.
The Lifepak 12 defibrillator/monitor offers the following optional features:
Biphasic defibrillation waveform
Interpretive 12-lead ECG
Noninvasive blood pressure (NIBP) monitor
End-tidal CO2 (EtCO2) monitor
Invasive pressure (IP) monitor
The vital sign (VS) and ST monitoring
Lifepak 12 Paddle accessories
Electroluminescent (EL) display (The optimal viewability of an EL display is compromised in direct sunlight.)
Physio-Control Lifepak Specifications
Lifepak 12 Basic defibrillator/monitor with QUIK-COMBO cable: 6.6 kg (14.5 lbs) (unit and QUIK-COMBO cable only – no batteries)
Fully featured defibrillator/monitor with QUIK-COMBO cable: 8.0 kg (17.6 lbs) (unit and QUIK-COMBO cable only – no batteries)
FASTRAK battery: 0.64 kg (1.4 lbs)
FASTRAK 2 battery: 0.64 kg (1.4 lbs)
LIFEPAK NiCd battery: 0.8 kg (1.7 lbs)
LIFEPAK SLA battery: 1.27 kg (2.8 lbs)
Height: 31.7 cm (12.5 in)
Width: 38.9 cm (15.3 in)
Depth: 21.7 cm (8.5 in)
140.8 mm (5.5 in) wide x 105.6 mm (4.2 in) high for LCD, or
165.1 mm (6.5 in) wide x 123.8 mm (4.9 in) high for EL display
640 dot x 480 dot black and white LCD or amber and black EL display
User-selectable display contrast on the Lifepak 12
Displays a minimum of 4 seconds of ECG and alphanumerics for values, device instructions, or prompts.
Option to display one or two additional waveforms on the Lifepak 12
Waveform display sweep speed: 25 mm/sec for ECG, SpO2, IP, and 12.5 mm/sec for CO2
The Lifepak 12 is capable of transferring data records by PC Card internal modem, external EIA/TIA modem, cellular modem, or serial connection.
Supports EIA/TIA-602 compatible modems using Xon/Xoff or RTS/ CTS flow control at 9600-38400 bps.
EIA/TIA-232E compatible at 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600 bps.
Group III, Class 2 or 2.0 facsimile, (wired only).
Advisory Mode (SAS:) Provides all features available except manual defibrillation, synchronous cardioversion, pacing, and access to previous patient records on the Lifepak 12
Manual Mode: Provides normal operating capability for ALS users.
Archive Mode: Allows operator to transmit, print, edit, or delete previous patient records.
Setup Mode: Allows the operator to configure the Lifepak 12.
Service Mode: Allows operator to execute device diagnostic tests and calibrations on the Lifepak 12.
Inservice Mode: Provides simulated waveforms and trend graphs for demonstration purposes.
Battery Only Configuration
Choice of NiCd (FASTRAK or FASTPAK 2 battery, LIFEPAK NiCd battery 1.7 Ah or 2.4 Ah3) or SLA (LIFEPAK SLA battery)
Dual battery capability
Optional external AC Power Adapter
Batteries charge while the device operates from Power Adapter
The device captures and stores patient data, events (including waveforms and annotations), and continuous ECG waveform records in internal memory.
The user can select and print reports and transfer the stored information via an internal modem and various serial transfer protocols.
Three format types of CODE SUMMARY critical event record (short, medium, and long)
•Initial ECG (except short format)
•Auto vital sign measurements every 5 minutes
3-channel or 4-channel 12-lead ECG report
Continuous ECG waveform records (transfer only)
Vital Signs Summary
ECG on the Lifepak 12 is monitored via several cable arrangements. A 3-wire cable is used for 3-lead ECG monitoring. A 5-wire cable is used for 7-lead ECG monitoring. A 10-wire cable is used for 12-lead acquisition. When the chest electrodes are removed, the 10-wire cable functions as a 4-wire cable. Standard paddles or QUIK-COMBO pacing/defibrillation/ ECG electrodes or FAST-PATCH disposable defibrillation / ECG electrodes are used for paddles lead monitoring.
Leads I, II, III, (3-wire ECG cable)
Leads I, II, III, AVR, AVL, and AFV acquired simultaneously, (4-wire ECG cable)
Leads I, II, III, AVR, AVL, AFV, and C-lead acquired simultaneously, (5-wire ECG cable)
Leads I, II, III, AVR, AVL, AFV, V1, V2, V3, V4, V5, and V6 acquired simultaneously, (10-wire ECG cable)
EGG Size: 4, 3, 2.5, 2, 1.5, 1, 0.5, 0.25 cm/mV (fixed at 1 cm/mV for 12-lead)
Heart Rate Display on the Lifepak 12
20–300 bpm digital display
Accuracy: ±4% or ±3 bpm, whichever is greater
Out of range indication: Display symbol “—”
Heart symbol flashes for each QRS detection
QRS Detection Range
Duration: 40 to 120 ms
Amplitude: 0.5 to 5.0 mV
Continuous Patient Surveillance System (CPSS)
In advisory mode, while Shock Advisory System is not active, CPSS monitors the patient, via QUIK-COMBO paddles or Lead II ECG, for potentially shockable rhythms.
Voice Prompts: Used for selected warnings and alarms (configurable on/off).
Analog ECG Output: 1V/mV x 1.0 gain
Common Mode Rejection: 90 dB at 50/60 Hz
SpO2 (Masimo Sensors)
Saturation Range: 1 to 100%
Adults/Pediatrics: ±2 digits (during no motion conditions); ±3 digits (during motion conditions)
±3 digits (during no motion conditions); ±3 digits (during motion conditions)
Dynamic signal strength bar graph
Pulse tone at the onset of the pleth waveform
SpO2 Update Averaging Rate: User selectable 4, 8, 12 or 16 seconds
SpO2 measurement: Functional SpO2 values are displayed and stored
Pulse rate range: 25 to 240 pulses per minute
Pulse Rate Accuracy
Adults / Pediatrics / Neonates: ±3 digits (during no motion conditions); ±5 digits (during motion conditions)
SpO2 waveform with autogain control
Nellcor sensors when used with MNC-1 adapter
Systolic Pressure range: 30 to 245 mmHg (4 to 32.7 kPa)
Diastolic Pressure range: 12 to 210 mmHg (1.6 to 28 kPa)
Mean Arterial Pressure range: 20 to 225 mmHg (2.7 to 30 kPa)
Units: mmHg, kPa, (user configurable)
Blood Pressure Accuracy: maximum mean error of ±5 mmHg
(±0.7 kPa) with a standard deviation no greater than ±8 mmHg
Blood pressure measurement: 40 seconds, typical
Pulse Rate Range: 30 to 200 pulses per minute
Pulse Rate accuracy: ±2 pulses per minute or ±2%, whichever is greater
Initial Cuff Pressure: User selectable, 100 to 180 mmHg
Automatic Measurement Time Interval: User selectable
Automatic Cuff Deflation
Excessive Pressure: If cuff pressure exceeds 300 mmHg
Excessive Time: If measurement time exceeds 120 seconds
CO2 Range: 0 to 99 mmHg (0 to 13.2 kPa); Units: mmHg, kPa, % (user configurable)
CO2 Accuracy (0 to 20 minutes): 0 to 38 mmHg (0 to 5.1 kPa): ±4 mmHg; 39 to 99 mmHg (5.2 to 13.2 kPa): ±12% of reading
CO2 Accuracy (>20 minutes): 0 to 38 mmHg (0 to 5.1 kPa): ±2 mmHg; 39 to 99 mmHg (5.2 to 13.2 kPa): ±5% of reading; +0.08% for every 1 mmHg (0.13 kPa) above 38 mmHg
Respiration Rate Range: 0 to 60 breaths/minute
Respiration Rate Accuracy: 0 to 40 bpm: ±1 bpm; 41 to 60 bpm: ±2 bpm
Warm-up time: 30 seconds (typical), 180 seconds maximum
Rise Time: 190 ms
Response Time: 2.9 seconds (includes delay time and rise time)
Ambient Pressure: Automatically compensated internally
Optional Display Waveform: CO2 Pressure
Transducer Type: Strain-gauge resistive bridge
Transducer Sensitivity: 5μV/V/mmHg
Excitation Voltage: 5Vdc
Connector: Electro Shield CXS 3102A 14S-6S
Bandwidth: Digital filtered, dc to 30 Hz (< -3db) Zero Drift: 1 mmHg/hr without transducer drift Zero Adjustment: ±150 mmHg including transducer offset Numeric Accuracy: ±1 mmHg or 2% of reading, whichever is greater, plus transducer error Pressure Range: -30 to 300 mmHg in six user-selectable settings Pulse Range: Pulse rate not derived from IP, IP monitor functions over the full ECG/SpO2/NIBP HR/PR range of 20–300 bpm Leakage Current: Meets ANSI/AAMI/IEC leakage requirements IP Connector Pinout: Counterclockwise from 12 o’clock, viewed from the front of the Lifepak 12: A pin = -signal; B pin = +excitation; C pin = +signal; D pin = -excitation; E pin = shield; F pin = unlabeled. Invasive Pressure Display Display: IP waveform and numerics Units: mmHg, kPa (user configurable) Labels: P1 or P2, ART, PA, CVP, ICP, LAP (user selectable) Trend Display: Choice of HR, SpO2 (%), EtC02, FiCO2, RR, NIBP, P1, P2, STM shown on Channels 2 or 3 Time Scale: Auto, 30 minutes, 1, 2, 4, or 8 hours Duration: Up to 8 hours with -06 or later Memory PCB. Reduced storage capacity with earlier versions. ST After initial 12-lead ECG analysis, automatically selects and trends ECG lead with the greatest ST displacement Alarms Quick Set: Activates alarms for all parameters VF/VT Alarm: Activates continuous CPSS monitoring in Manual Mode Apnea Alarm: Occurs when 30 seconds have elapsed since last detected respiration Heart Rate Alarm Limit Range: Upper, 100–250 bpm; lower, 30–150 bpm Interpretive Algorithms 12-Lead Interpretive Algorithm: GE Medical 12SL, includes AMI statements Printer Prints continuous strip of the displayed patient information Paper Size: 50 mm (2.0 in) or optional 100 mm (3.9 in) Print Speed: 25 mm/Sec ±5% (measured in accordance with AAMI EC-11, 22.214.171.124) Optional 50 mm/sec time base for 12-Lead ECG reports Delay: 8 seconds Autoprint: Waveform events print automatically (user-configurable) Frequency Response Diagnostic Frequency Response: 0.05 to 150 Hz or 0.05 to 40 Hz (user-configurable) Monitor Frequency Response: 0.67 to 40 Hz or 1 to 30 Hz (user-configurable) Paddles Frequency Response: 2.5 to 30 Hz Analog ECG Output Frequency Response: 0.67 to 32 Hz (except 2.5 to 25 Hz for Paddles ECG and 1.3 to 23 Hz for 1 to 30 Hz Monitor Frequency Response)