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Tcpo2 electrode maintenance


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This presentation covers tcpO2 electrode maintenance routines.

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Tcpo2 electrode maintenance

  1. 1. Electrode Maintenance PeriFlux 6000 | tcpO2 made intelligent
  2. 2. Disclaimer The information contained in this document is intended to provide general information only. It is not intended to be, nor does it constitute, medical advice. Under no circumstances is the information contained in this document to be interpreted as a recommendation for a particular treatment for specific individuals. In all cases it is recommended that clinicians perform their own interpretations of data in conjunction with the clinical assessment of their patient. Due to Perimed’s commitment to continuous improvement of our products, all specifications are subject to change without notice. All information and content in this document is protected by copyright. All rights are reserved. Users are prohibited from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works, or using any information available in or through the document for commercial or public purposes. All responsibility for any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, which is incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the material in this document is specifically disclaimed.
  3. 3. • Calibration • tcpO2 Site Selection • Electrode Maintenance • Interpreting Curves and Results
  4. 4. Remembraning • Electrodes build up a layer of silver oxide during use that must be removed • Remembrane electrodes weekly or when they come into contact with any sort of infectious disease (e.g. MRSA) • Calibrate twice after remembraning • Remembraning is performed with the supplied kit
  5. 5. Remembraning Procedure Use O-ring removal tool Remove both O-rings Remove membrane Clean electrode face Clean circular groove Two drops of electrolyte solution – NO bubbles!
  6. 6. Remembraning Procedure Insert electrode into cartridge and compress New membrane and two O-rings loaded
  7. 7. Electrode Care • Electrodes can be cleaned with the following water-based disinfectants: – Hi-Tor Plus (Ecolab Inc.) – MadaCide-FD (MADA Inc.) – Control III (Maril Products Inc.) • Never immerse plug in liquid • Avoid exposing lead to alcohol-based products (e.g. hand lotion, disinfectant) • When electrodes are not in use, store with cap on and two drops of contact liquid
  8. 8. Thank You! PeriFlux 6000 | tcpO2 made intelligent