Processing Samples Job Aid

This job aid provides simple step-by-step instructions on how to process samples on your RAPIDPoint® 500 System, including some useful troubleshooting tips.

SIEMENS RAPIDPoint® 500 Blood Gas System Quick Reference Guide Step-by-Step 1 2 3 SIEMENS Remove air, cap sample, and mix thoroughly. Scan or enter password, if prompted. Make sure correct sample type is highlighted or touch screen to change selection. 4 5 6 - Scan sample ID if available. Insert the sample device as shown on the Enter the demographics if prompted, screen and touch "start." and touch the arrow button. 7 -- 8 When prompted, remove the sample and View the results. A record of results will be Touch the arrow button to return to the ouch the arrow button. sent to the LIS and/or printed. ready screen to analyze another sample. 1Touch to view the video if you need help: Troubleshooting 1. If there is an obstruction (possible clot in the sample), you will be required to change the sample port as shown on the screen. 2. To view a video of the procedure, press the black camera icon next to point 1. 3. When you have attached the new sample port, touch the arrow button. Replace the sample port Answers for life. RAPIDPoint and all associated marks are trademarks of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. All other trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. Order No. A91DX-110748-GC1-4A00 | 10-2011 | All rights reserved | © 2011 Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.