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Hospira Lifecare PCA with Mednet

Hospira Lifecare PCA with Mednet

The LifeCare PCA Infusion System with Hospira MedNet Software is a portable infusion pump that allows clinicians to administer, or patients to self-administer, analgesia safely and effectively within clinician programmed limits and/or hospital-defined medication limits.

The primary drug safety features of the LifeCare PCA are the Hospira MedNet Software and the barcode reader, designed to enhance patient safety and automate drug identification. Other enhancements include new programming features and the ability to read pharmacy-generated barcodes.

Features

Drug Recognition:

  • Built-in bar code reader automatically identifies drug name and drug concentration in the vial of all prefilled Hospira vials. The bar code reader can recognize custom-filled vials of pharmacy-generated barcodes when Hospira MedNet software is enabled.

Programming:

  • Designed to help reduce medication errors, enhance utility and increase efficiency
  • Advanced software, soft-function keys and numeric keypad with decimal point & icons for easy use
  • Prompting alphanumeric display
  • Review screen confirms data input before infusion begins
  • Auto-programming available

Biomedical:

  • RJ-45 Ethernet connector
  • Software is field upgradeable
  • Diagnostic setup options
  • Alarm history
  • Stored speed protocol function for Hospira prefilled vials and custom (sterile empty) vials
  • Nurse call relay connector
  • Infusion history

Other Features:

  • Various Modes of Delivery: PCA only, Continuous, and PCA + Continuous
  • Wireless antenna
  • Microprocessor control
  • LCD and LED display
  • Back panel illumination
  • Security features
  • 8 V battery for emergency backup and temporary portable operation (approximately 3 hours)

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Description

Hospira Lifecare PCA with Mednet

Here are some features of Hospira Lifecare PCA with Mednet.

Physical:

Dimensions: 13” H x 8” W x 6” D (excluding pole clamp and power cord storage)

Weight: 10 lbs (with battery)

Casing: High-impact plastic

Electrical:

Power Requirements: 100-240 VAC; 50-60 Hz; 50 W

Power Cord: Hospital-grade AC cord; 10 feet; with transparent plug and retainer

Fuses: 0.5 A, 250 V, Slo-Blo

Battery Operation: A fully charged new battery provides approximately 3 hours of operation from the start of delivery at 5 mL/hr, to dead battery

Recharge Time: After a low battery alarm, the battery will recharge to 80% of full capacity within 16 hours

Self-Discharge: A fully charged battery will retain 20% of the initial charge for 6 months when the infusion pump is not connected to AC power or is not operating

Occlusion Alarms and Limits:
  • Occlusion Alarm Pressure: 15 ± 5 psi
  • Maximum Infusion Pressure: 45 psig
  • Maximum Over-infusion: Under single fault conditions = 25%
  • Occlusion Bolus Volume: 2 mL for fully primed set (max)
Delivery Rate Modes:
  • Accuracy: ± 5%
  • PCA Only: Approximately 1 mL in 35 seconds
  • Continuous Only: Variable from 0.1x concentration to 20x concentration (mg/hr or mcg/hr)
  • PCA + Continuous: Variable from 0.1x concentration to 20x concentration (mg/hr or mcg/hr) + PCA dose (mg)
  • Lockout Interval Range: 5 to 120 minutes, in one minute increments
Alarms:
  • Barcode not read
  • Check settings
  • Occlusion
  • Check syringe , vial , injector
  • Empty syringe
  • Door open
  • Infuser paused
  • Invalid Barcode – Replace vial
  • Low battery
  • Dead battery
  • Pendant fault – O

Hospira Lifecare PCA with Mednet

Physical:

Dimensions: 13” H x 8” W x 6” D (excluding pole clamp and power cord storage)

Weight: 10 lbs (with battery)

Casing: High-impact plastic

Electrical:

Power Requirements: 100-240 VAC; 50-60 Hz; 50 W

Power Cord: Hospital-grade AC cord; 10 feet; with transparent plug and retainer

Fuses: 0.5 A, 250 V, Slo-Blo

Battery Operation: A fully charged new battery provides approximately 3 hours of operation from the start of delivery at 5 mL/hr, to dead battery

Recharge Time: After a low battery alarm, the battery will recharge to 80% of full capacity within 16 hours

Self-Discharge: A fully charged battery will retain 20% of the initial charge for 6 months when the infusion pump is not connected to AC power or is not operating

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