The LifePak 12 produced by Medtronics (Redmond,WA) is a reliable monitor/defibrillator/pacing device which is useful in pre-hospital, critical care transport and clinical applications. The LifePak 12 is constructed of durable plastic, measures 13"x 14"x 7" and weighs 22 pounds. The LifePak 12 is capable of ECG monitoring, 12 lead ECG capture, pacing and synchronized cardioversion. The Life Pak 12 is powered either by Fast Pak batteries, or AC/DC converters. The Life LifePak 12 can be configured for pulse oximetry, wave form capnometry monitoring and an automatic blood pressure cuff. The control selection buttons are clearly labeled for emergency access. The Life Pak 12 can be used as a manual monitor defibrillator or a SAED by selecting the SAED function on the keyboard.
Option buttons allow the user to set alarm values and enter patient name and age. Interventions can be easily documented on the ECG by use of selector buttons which identify 19 different treatment choices of medications transport or an "other" selection for drugs not listed. The Physio Control Lifepak 12 has been replaced by the Lifepak 15, however, the LP12 is a cost saving choice for dependable emergency cardiac intervention by paramedics or physician's. The Lifepak 12 Quik-Combo pacing/defibrillation/ECG electrodes which are interchangeable with other Medtronic products for further cost reduction by maximizing pad use. Be sure to order Medtronic batteries and cables for best performance.