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Cosmed microQuark Amplifier
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Model:
microQuark
Date:
2003
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microQuark is an instrument designed for lung function screening; the core of the system is the “intelligent” flowmeter that, connected through the serial port (RS232), turns any Personal Computer (laptop or desktop) in a complete spirometric lab. The system is composed by the turbine flowmeter, the measurement and data elaboration device (lightweight and ergonomic), the communication cable and by the Software pack.

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User Manual
Manual type:
User Manual
Pages:
82
Size:
2.27 Mbytes (2384555 Bytes)
Language:
english
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Manual-ID:
C02268-02-91
Date:
01 September 2003
Quality:
Electronic document, no scan, very well readable.
Upload date:
28 February 2018
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603

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Getting started 7 Important notices ... 8 Intended use ... 8 Warnings ... 8 Contraindication ... 11 Contraindications for the Spirometer tests ... 11 Absolute contraindications ... 11 Relative contraindications ... 11 Contraindications for Bronchial provocation tests ... 11 Absolute contraindications ... 12 Relative contraindications ... 12 Environmental condition of use ... 13 Safety and conformity ... 14 Safety ... 14 EMC ... 14 Quality Assurance ... 14 Medical Device Directive (CE mark) ... 14 Keynotes ... 15 Typographic keynotes ... 15 Graphic keynotes ... 15 Systems Overview ... 16 Before starting ... 17 Checking the packing contents ... 17 microQuark standard packaging ... 17 Warranty registration ... 18 Register the product via software ... 18 How to contact Cosmed ... 18 Complain, feedback and suggestions ... 18 PC configuration required ... 19 Technical features ... 20 Measurements 21 Measured parameters ... 22 FVC - Forced Vital Capacity ... 22 VC/IVC - Slow Vital Capacity and Ventilatory pattern ... 23 MVV - Maximum Voluntary Ventilation ... 23 Bronchoprovocation Response ... 23 Installation 25 Prepare the microQuark ... 26 Software installation ... 27 Installing the software ... 27 Run the software ... 27 PC port configuration ... 27 Software main features ... 28 Display ... 28 Tool bar ... 28 Show/hide the toolbar ... 28 Dialog windows ... 28 Use of the keyboard ... 28 Use of the mouse ... 28 Scroll bars ... 29 On-line help ... 29 Software version ... 29 Calibration 31 The calibration program ... 32 Running the Calibration program ... 32 Log file ... 32 Turbine calibration ... 33 Checking the system signals ... 35 The control panel ... 35 Using the control panel ... 35 Database Management 37 Settings ... 38 Graphs ... 38 Serial port ... 38 Units of measurements ... 39 Using extra fields ... 39 Customise the fields ... 39 Patient's database ... 40 Patient Card ... 40 Visit Card ... 41 Test Card ... 41 Import/export a Tests card ... 41 Diagnosis Database ... 41 Archive maintenance ... 43 Reorganise the archive ... 43 Delete the archive ... 43 Backup and restore ... 43 Backup ... 43 Restore ... 44 Spirometry 45 Setting spirometry options ... 46 Spirometry ... 46 Automatic Interpretation ... 46 Quality control ... 47 Parameters manager ... 47 Predicted values manager ... 48 Predicteds set ... 48 Set the current predicted ... 49 Formula definition ... 49 Page set-up ... 50 Spirometry tests ... 52 Recommendations for spirometry tests ... 52 Forced Vital Capacity (pre) ... 53 Perform a FVC (pre) test ... 53 Test encouragement ... 54 Perform the FVC test with the encouragement ... 54 Slow Vital Capacity ... 55 Perform a SVC test ... 55 Maximum Voluntary Ventilation ... 57 Perform a MVV test ... 57 Bronchial Provocation Test ... 58 Bronchodilator test ... 58 Methacholine and Histamine Bronchial provocation Tests ... 58 Perform the test ... 59 Bronchial Provocation protocols Database ... 60 Enter a new Bronchial provocation protocol in the archive ... 61 Viewing results ... 62 Tests of the current patient ... 62 Delete a test ... 62 Printing results ... 63 Printing Reports ... 63 Printing the active window ... 64 Printing a series of reports ... 64 Electronic reports (*.pdf) ... 64 Export data ... 65 Export a test ... 65 System maintenance 67 System maintenance ... 68 Cleaning and disinfection ... 68 Cleaning the turbine flowmeter ... 69 Precautions during the cleaning of the turbine ... 69 Suggested disinfection solutions ... 70 Inspections ... 70 Appendix 71 Service - Warranty ... 72 Warranty and limitation of liability ... 72 Return goods policy for warranty or non warranty repair ... 73 Repair Service Policy ... 73 Privacy Information ... 75 Personal data treatment and purposes ... 75 How your personal data are treated ... 75 The consent is optional, but ... 75 Holder of the treatment ... 75 Customer rights ... 76 Converting factors configuration ... 77 ATS 94 recommendations ... 78 ATS recommendations ... 78 Predicted values ... 79 ERS93 ... 79 Reference Adult: ... 79 Reference Paediatric: ... 79 KNUDSON 83 ... 79 Reference Adult/ Paediatric: ... 79 ITS (White race) ... 79 Reference Adult/ Paediatric: ... 79 ITS (Black race) ... 79 Reference Adult/ Paediatric: ... 79 LAM ... 80 Reference Adult/ Paediatric: ... 80 Multicéntrico de Barcelona ... 80 Reference Adult/ Paediatric: ... 80 NHANES III ... 80 Reference Adult/ Paediatric: ... 80 Automatic diagnosis (algorithm) ... 80 Quality Control Messages ... 81 References ... 82

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