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1 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump The Baxter syringe pump is designed to deliver any medication in a controlled manner. Unlike the volumetric pumps that you have seen in use in the hospital environment the syringe pump was designed to be used in any setting.
2 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump It is quite simple to operate and will deliver a constant infusion. It is designed to be used for any size or manufacturer’s syringe.
3 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Located on the backof the syringe pumpis the syringe barrelRelease lever.
4 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Syringe Barrel ClampRelease Lever (Back ofpump.) When DepressedBarrel clamp will elevate.
5 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Syringe Barrel ClampExtended position
6 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Preparation:Using the appropriate syringe size withdraw drip mixture into a syringe.Label Syringe with Medication and concentration.Attach the extension tubing and flush the air out of the tubing. Do not connect to patient IV lineProceed with pump set up.
7 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump As you are viewing the front of the pump the off/on switch is located on the left side of the pump. Move the switch to the on position
8 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump The syringe plunger is locatedon the right side of the pumpas you are facing the pump.The Plunger of the syringe fitssnugly against the Plungerfeed. (See next slide)The Barrel wing of the syringefits into this slot.
9 Pull the plunger lock out fully to load syringe. Plunger Lock mechanismPull the plunger lock out fully to load syringe.When inserted with thebarrel clip in the lower slot the syringe plunger should fit inside of the plunger lock.Barrel Wing Slot
10 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Plunger seated against plunger feedSyringe loaded into pumpassembly.Barrel wings in slot of pump assembly
11 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Close barrel clamp bydepressing the clampon the lower portionof the clamp.
12 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Select mode using the up/downArrows:Modes include:(from most common to least)Ml/hrMcg/minMcg/kg/minAuto scheduleManual ScheduleSingle DoseUnits/hr
14 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Once the correct modeis selected press theconfirm button in thelower right corner ofthe key pad
15 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Next select thesyringe type:BardMonojectTerumboUsing the up/down arrowsthen press confirm.and size:3,5,10,20,50,60(The pump should auto select this but it willask you to confirm.) Press Confirm.
16 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Next it will ask youto set the rateEnter the rate withany decimals andpress confirm.
17 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Then it will ask for thevolume to be infused.Enter the volume of thesyringe minus 5 ml.Example: for a 60 mlsyringe you would enter55 ml. Press Confirm.
18 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Once the pump is set and the line is flushed:Connect the extension tubing to the patient’sI V line preferably at a stopcock or needlessconnection point. (Ideally this will be wherever the medication infusion was connected.)
19 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump Once all information is entered and tubing isconnected, Press the Start Button.(You do not have to press confirm.)The bottom of the screen should readRUNNING and the total line will begin to increase.
20 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump The pump can be transported in any position so longs as the tubing does not getcrimped.
21 Baxter AS-40 Syringe Pump During operation if the pump is stopped for more than a few minutes it will sound an audible alarm that the pump has been idle.You can discontinue the alarm by pressing the stop button or pressing the start button to resume the infusion.