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Electrosurgical units (ESU) for cutting and coagulating, are hazardous. An ESU that isn’t properly performing or set up with the correct flow and return of high frequency current, can cause extensive damage, ranging from burning a patient to starting a fire when a spark ignites flammable anesthetics, germicides or fat solvents.
When working with an ESU, it is necessary to implement rigorous safety procedures. Personnel need to verify the type of anesthetic being used, inspect patient leads, ensure coagulating tips are free of carbon and tissues, test for electrical continuity, and follow precautionary practices. ESUs should regularly be tested with an electrosurgical analyzer, ensuring they comply with global standards.
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The 60 minute webinar will feature Shirin Khanna and Jerry Zion from Fluke Biomedical. With over 18 years of experience managing diverse product portfolios, Shirin Khanna is a leading force behind product innovation at Fluke Biomedical, driving customer research and product design. She been instrumental in introducing the newest test automation software, electrical safety analyzers, infusion device and electrosurgical analyzers to the biomedical test market.
Jerry Zion, a renowned veteran in the medical device industry, has more than 35 years of experience working in many capacities for various hospitals, and medical device manufacturers. Jerry is an AAMI certified biomedical equipment technician.
TechNation would like to thank our sponsor, Fluke Biomedical, the premier global provider of test and measurement equipment and services to the healthcare industry. To learn more, visit www.flukebiomedical.com.
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