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Elara Max Positioning the System Job Aid

This SBS will help the end user Position the Elara Max System properly

Elara Max: Positioning the System XPRF Utilize the following steps to position the system to examine a patient. 1) Align the Mobilett Elara Max. 2) Release the articulated arm and lift the X-ray tube assembly. Always use the handle on the articulated arm and the handles on the X-ray tube when lowering the tube into the Park position. SIEMENS Healthineery? Handle on the articulated arm Handles on the X-ray tube 3) Move the arm to the required position by lateral rotation. 4) Move the detector into the required position, for example: frontal (1) or lateral (2) 2 SIEMENS Unrestricted 0 Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 Job Aid Effective Date: 06/11/2020 | HOOD05162003100350 Healthineers Job Aid | Positioning the System Effective Date: 06/11/2020 | HOOD05162003100350 5) Use the movement buttons on the articulated arm (near the X-ray tube) to make fine ad- justments to the unit with slow motor travel. NOTE: The center button is for safety and prevents release if the forward or backward buttons are pressed accidentally. Moving Backward: Simultaneously press the center button and the button pointing to the base or body of unit. Moving Forward: Simultaneously press the center button and the button pointing to the X-ray tube. 6) Setting the radiation field: • Switch on the light localizer by one of the following options: 3 5 90 6 8 9 kV mA SIEMENS Unrestricted 0 Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 Job Aid Effective Date: 06/11/2020 | HOOD05162003100350 Healthineers Page 2 of 4 Job Aid | Positioning the System Effective Date: 06/11/2020 | HOOD05162003100350 • Use the integrated measuring tape to set a suitable source-to-image distance (SID).The appropriate SID depends on the type of application (for example: the region of the body) and should be selected in accordance with valid national regulations. • Rotate the collimator until the light field is parallel to the sides of the detector. • Place the detachable protractor against the detector. • Read off the inclination of the angle and adjust the collimator. • Set the radiation field to desired image size. SIEMENS Unrestricted 0 Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 Job Aid Effective Date: 06/11/2020 | HOOD05162003100350 Healthineers Page 3 of 4 Job Aid | Positioning the System Effective Date: 06/11/2020 | HOOD05162003100350 Please note that the learning material is for training purposes only! For the proper use of the software or hardware, please always use the Operator Manual or Instructions for Use (hereinafter co llectively “Operator Manual”) issued by Siemens Healthineers. This material is to be used as training material only and shall by no means substitute the Operator Manual. Any material used in this training will not be updated on a regular basis and does not necessarily reflect the latest version of the software and hardware available at the time of the training. The Operator's Manual shall be used as your main reference, in particular for relevant safety information like warnings and c autions. Note: Some functions shown in this material are optional and might not be part of your system. Certain products, product related claims or functionalities (hereinafter collectively “Functionality”) may not (yet) be commercially available i n your country. Due to regulatory requirements, the future availability of said Functionalities in any specific country is not guaranteed. Please contact your local Siemens Healthineers sales representative for the most current information. The reproduction, transmission or distribution of this training or its contents is not permitted without express written auth ority. Offenders will be liable for damages. All names and data of patients, parameters and configuration dependent designations are fictional and examples only. All rights, including rights created by patent grant or registration of a utility model or design, are reserv ed. Copyright © Siemens Healthcare GmbH 2020 Siemens Healthineers Headquarters Siemens Healthcare GmbH Henkestr. 127 91052 Erlangen, Germany Phone: +49 9131 84-0 siemens-healthineers.com SIEMENS Unrestricted 0 Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 Job Aid Effective Date: 06/11/2020 | HOOD05162003100350 Healthineers Page 4 of 4