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Pediatric 16 Coil – Numaris X

This Job Aid reviews components of the Pediatric 16 Coil and how to position the coil with and without the infant cradle on the MR Table  This coil is used for neonates and infants to produce diagnostic images of the head and neck. 

Pediatric 16 Coil Numaris X Job Aid Pediatric 16 Coil – Numaris X The Pediatric 16 Coil is used for neonates and infants to produce diagnostic images of the head and neck. The inner diameter of the Pediatric 16 has been adjusted to the dimensions of a neonate or infant head. 1. Coil Components – 2 Main Parts a. Head Coil b. Infant Cradle – infant cradle is used especially for positioning neonates. i. Position patient outside the examination room before the measurement. 1 (2) (4) 1) Upper Part 2) Release 3) 3) Lower Part 4) Infant Cradle Positioning Pediatric 16 Coil – Without Infant Cradle 1. Coil Positioning a. Remove Head Coil b. Spine Coil is positioned on Patient Table c. Slide Pediatric 16 into Lateral Recesses Head End of Patient Table i. Lock into Sockets 5 and 6 d. Upper Part of Coil – simultaneously Press both Releases and Lift Up and Off SIEMENS Unrestricted 0 Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 Master Template Effective Date: 3/5/2020 | HOOD05162003074494 Healthineers Job Aid Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOOD05162003107519 Job Aid | Pediatric 16 Coil – Numaris X Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOOD05162003107519 2. Lower Part of Coil a. Place Head/Crown Pad in Lower Part of Coil b. Place Coil Transition Pad in Front of Lower Part of Coil c. Position Neck Cushion in Front of Coil (e.g., if necessary) d. Use suitable Positioning Aids e. Position Head of Patient in Lower Part of Coil f. Position Head Alignment Wedges to Secure Patients Head 3. Upper Part of Coil a. Place Upper Part of Coil and Lock into Place on Lower Part of Coil .10 . 4. Align Laser-Light with Center Mark on Up- per Part of Coil 5. Start Measurement Unrestricted 0 Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 SIEMENS Master Template Effective Date: 3/5/2020 | HOOD05162003074494 Job Aid Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOOD05162003107519 Healthineers Page 2 of 6 Job Aid | Pediatric 16 Coil – Numaris X Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOOD05162003107519 Positioning Pediatric 16 Coil and Infant Cradle 1. Remove Upper Part of Head Coil 2. Position 16 Coil on Patient Table 3. Infant Cradle a. Position Appropriate Cushions in Infant Cradle i. Firmly attach Cushions with Velcro straps to Infant Cradle b. Position Neck Elevation Pad in Front of Head End of Infant Cradle (e.g., if neces- sary) c. Position Patient in Infant Cradle d. Important Hint: To carry the infant in the infant cradle, always support infant cra- dle (e.g., with your arms under cradle, do not carry infant cradle holding only the sides of the cradle) e. Apply Appropriate Straps to Secure Patient f. Position Infant Cradle on Patient Table i. Upper Part of Infant Cradle is Positioned in Lower Part of Coil 6. Upper Part of Coil a. Place Upper Part of Coil and Lock into Place on Lower Part of Coil ,70 7. Align Laser-Light with Center Mark on Upper Part of Coil 8. Start Measurement Unrestricted 0 Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 SIEMENS Master Template Effective Date: 3/5/2020 | HOOD05162003074494 Job Aid Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOOD05162003107519 Healthineers Page 3 of 6 Job Aid | Pediatric 16 Coil – Numaris X Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOOD05162003107519 General Safety Information Disclaimer: MR Scanning is not established for safe imaging of fetuses and infants under two year of age. The responsible physician must evaluate the benefits of the MR examination xompared to those of other imaging procedures. Warning Warning Noise development during the MR examination! Noise development during the MR examination! Injury to patient (hearing impairment up to permanent hearing loss) Injury to patient (hearing impairment up to permanent hearing loss)   Provide the patient with appropriate hearing protection that Lowers Provide the patient with appropriate hearing protection that Lowers noise to at least 99 dB(A). noise to at least 99 dB(A). Warning Hazard of Bruising injury!  Ensure not to bruise the patient.  Keep Patient under visual control and take special care when positioning the upper part of the coil. Unrestricted 0 Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 SIEMENS Master Template Effective Date: 3/5/2020 | HOOD05162003074494 Job Aid Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOOD05162003107519 Healthineers Page 4 of 6 Job Aid | Pediatric 16 Coil – Numaris X Effective Date: 07/22/2020 | HOOD05162003107519 Please note that the learning material is for training purposes only! 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