ECG monitors and writers should meet safety requirements in regards to electrical safety. Maintenance must be performed to ensure functionality and safety for the different modules and possible wearing. Additionally, electrical safety tests including earth leakage and connectivity are also needed to ensure patient safety.
Maintenance will be aligned with service manuals from manufacturers and includes:
- Visual Check of buttons, display, chassis.
- Test of ECG Leads.
- Test of Inv. Blood Pressure.
- NIBP Test.
- Temperature Test.
- SpO2 Test.
- Battery Test.
- Electrical safety test.
- General cleaning of instrument (maximum ½ hour).
- Working hour during service/maintenance.
- Technical aids.