CoaguChek XS Plus User Manual

CoaguChek XS Plus User Manual
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P O I N T
O F
T E S T I N G
C A R E
CoaguChek XS Plus
®
Operator’s Manual
This is a CLIA-waived system.
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CoaguChek XS Plus
®
Operator’s Manual
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The contents of this manual, including all graphics and photographs, are the property of Roche
Diagnostics. No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any
means, electronic or mechanical, for any purpose, without the express written permission of
Roche Diagnostics.
Roche Diagnostics has made every reasonable effort to ensure that all the information contained
in this manual is correct at the time of printing. However, Roche Diagnostics reserves the right to
make any changes necessary without notice as part of ongoing product development.
This manual was created by the Roche Diagnostics Commercial Education department. Direct
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Roche Diagnostics
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On the packaging and on the identification plate of the instrument you may encounter the
following symbols, shown here with their meaning:
Caution, consult accompanying documents. Refer to safety-related notes in the
instructions for use accompanying this product.
Temperature limitation (Store at)
Use by
Manufacturer
LOT
Batch code/ Lot number
Catalog number
IVD
In vitro diagnostic medical device
This product fulfills the requirements of the European Directive 98/79/EC on in vitro
diagnostic medical devices.
Consult instructions for use
The system fulfills the Canadian and U.S. safety requirements (UL LISTED, in
accordance with UL 61010A-1:02 and CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 61010-1-04).
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Revisions to this document are provided by Roche Diagnostics when necessary. No part of this
document may be reproduced in any form or by any means without prior written consent.
Manual version
Revision date
Changes
05021464001 (01)
June 2009
New document
05021464001 (02)
November 2009
Revised for new firmware, claims changes, and
new cleaning recommendations
05021464001 (03)
May 2010
Revised for CLIA waiver
05021464001 (04)
August 2010
Revised for CLIA waiver re submission
05021464001 (05)
May 2012
Revised for new firmware and minor revisions
05021464001 (06)
January 2013
Revised for CLIA waiver granted
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Introduction
Before you start.........................................................................................................................................
Intended use ......................................................................................................................................
CLIA Waived.......................................................................................................................................
Important information regarding use .......................................................................................
If you need help ................................................................................................................................
General note.......................................................................................................................................
What can the system do for you? ..............................................................................................
Test principle .....................................................................................................................................
Important safety instructions and additional information.........................................................
Safety Information............................................................................................................................
Disposal of the System...................................................................................................................
General Care ......................................................................................................................................
Electromagnetic Interference ......................................................................................................
Touchscreen.......................................................................................................................................
Operating conditions ......................................................................................................................
Quality control ...................................................................................................................................
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The CoaguChek XS Plus Meter
Overview of the meter elements.........................................................................................................
Buttons and icons overview .................................................................................................................
Power supply..............................................................................................................................................
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Putting the Meter into Operation
Inserting the batteries ............................................................................................................................
Powering the meter on and off ...........................................................................................................
Checking the software version ...................................................................................................
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Meter Setup
Note on presentation of screen elements in this manual.................................................
Settings summary ...................................................................................................................................
Screen setup ..............................................................................................................................................
Contrast ...............................................................................................................................................
Result Units ........................................................................................................................................
Result Confirmation.........................................................................................................................
Language Selection.........................................................................................................................
Setting the date.................................................................................................................................
Setting the time.................................................................................................................................
Setting the display options for date and time .......................................................................
Options setup ...........................................................................................................................................
Sort ........................................................................................................................................................
Beeper ..................................................................................................................................................
Auto Off ...............................................................................................................................................
Connection .........................................................................................................................................
ID setup........................................................................................................................................................
System Administrator (Admin.)...................................................................................................
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Operator ID ........................................................................................................................................ 64
Patient ID ............................................................................................................................................ 65
QC Settings setup .................................................................................................................................... 68
QC Range ............................................................................................................................................ 69
QC (quality control) Lockout........................................................................................................ 72
Operator Lockout ............................................................................................................................. 74
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Testing a Blood Sample
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Important notes......................................................................................................................................... 77
Getting a good capillary blood sample .................................................................................... 79
Getting a good result from venous whole blood.................................................................. 79
Preparing to test ....................................................................................................................................... 80
Test strip code chip ......................................................................................................................... 81
Inserting the code chip .................................................................................................................. 81
Powering on the meter................................................................................................................... 83
Performing a test ...................................................................................................................................... 86
Accepting or rejecting a test result ........................................................................................... 94
Adding comments............................................................................................................................ 95
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Control Testing and Quality Control
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Preparing to run a liquid quality control test ................................................................................. 98
Performing a liquid quality control test......................................................................................... 100
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Review Results
Viewing test results ..............................................................................................................................
Display patient result memory..................................................................................................
Display QC (quality control) result memory ........................................................................
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Extended Functionalities
Data handling .........................................................................................................................................
Computer (Setup option)............................................................................................................
Operator lists...................................................................................................................................
Patient lists.......................................................................................................................................
Stored test results and comments ..........................................................................................
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Cleaning and Disinfecting the Meter
Recommended cleaning/disinfecting solutions ........................................................................
Cleaning/disinfecting the exterior (meter housing) .................................................................
Cleaning/disinfecting the test strip guide....................................................................................
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10 Troubleshooting
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Additional information on Error 406....................................................................................... 124
Errors and unusual behavior without error messages .................................................... 125
11 General Product Specifications
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Technical data ........................................................................................................................................ 127
Sample material ............................................................................................................................. 127
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Storage and transport conditions ...........................................................................................
Further Information ..............................................................................................................................
Ordering ..........................................................................................................................................
Reagents and solutions ..............................................................................................................
Product limitations........................................................................................................................
Repairs ..............................................................................................................................................
Information about software licenses ....................................................................................
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13 Appendix
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Contact Roche ...................................................................................................................................... 137
14 Supplement for Observed Test Sequence
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Observed Test Sequence (OTS) ............................................................................................. 139
Using the OTS function............................................................................................................... 140
Index
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Introduction
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Introduction
Before you start
Intended use
The CoaguChek® XS Plus is intended for use by professional healthcare providers for quantitative prothrombin time testing for the monitoring of warfarin therapy. The system uses fresh
capillary or non-anticoagulated venous whole blood.
CLIA Waived
This is a CLIA Waived test system. A Certificate of CLIA Waiver (or higher) is required to perform
the test. Information on obtaining CLIA certificates can be found at www.cms.hhs.gov/clia.
Before testing, refer to the appropriate package insert for more complete information. Laboratories with a certificate of waiver must follow the manufacturer’s instructions for performing the
test. 42 CFR 493.15(e)(1).
Any modifications and/or failure to follow test system instructions, including those for limitations/
intended use and performance of QC testing as a failure alert mechanism, results in use that is
considered high complexity and subject to all applicable CLIA requirements.
All applicable state and local laws must be met.
Any adverse reactions experienced with the use of this product, and/or quality problems should
also be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online (at
www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report.htm), by phone (1-800-FDA-1088), or by returning the postagepaid FDA form 3500 (which may be downloaded from www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm) by
mail to (MedWatch, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852-9787) or fax (1-800-FDA-1078).
If there are any problems with the CoaguChek XS Plus meter, notify CMS at http://
www.cms.hhs.gov/clia/ro-map.asp
Important information regarding use
Read this operator's manual, as well as the package inserts for all relevant consumables, before
using the system for the first time.
You must configure the CoaguChek XS Plus meter according to your needs before initial use.
Refer to chapter 4 Meter Setup. Be sure to read the Important safety instructions and additional
information section in this chapter before operating the system.
Before you use the meter for the first time ( after you have first inserted the batteries), you
must set the date and time correctly to allow you to perform measurements properly. Each
time you replace the batteries you need to check (and, if necessary adjust) the date and
time.
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Introduction
If you need help
Information about using the system, the screen menus, and performing a test can be found in this
manual.
When error messages appear on the screen, refer to chapter 10 Troubleshooting.
For all questions about the CoaguChek XS Plus system that are not answered in this manual,
contact your Roche representative or Roche Diagnostics Technical Service. In order to expedite
troubleshooting, please have ready your CoaguChek XS Plus meter, its serial number, this manual, and all related consumables when you call.
General note
The data and information provided in this manual are current as of issue. Any substantial
changes will be incorporated in the next edition. If there is any conflict of information, the package insert included with the CoaguChek XS PT Test strips shall prevail.
What can the system do for you?
The CoaguChek XS Plus system makes coagulation testing easy. You only need to insert the
code chip, power the meter on, insert the test strip, and apply a small blood sample. The blood
mixes with the reagents on the test strip, and the meter determines when the blood clots. The
meter displays the results in about one minute. After the measurement, the meter automatically
stores the test result, together with date/time and patient ID (and operator ID, if that option is
enabled) to memory.
The CoaguChek XS Plus meter displays test results in units equivalent to laboratory plasma
measurements. Results may be displayed in three ways:
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International Normalized Ratio (INR)
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combination of INR/seconds, or
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combination of INR/%Quick
INR is a standardized measurement of the rate at which blood clots. A low INR can indicate an
increased risk of blood clots, while an elevated INR can indicate increased risk of bleeding.
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Introduction
The meter guides you through the test, step by step, using icons and instructions on the display.
Each box of test strips has its own code chip that you insert into the meter. This code chip contains lot-specific information about its test strips, such as the expiration date and calibration
data. Optional liquid controls for the system are also available.
The CoaguChek XS Plus meter has the ability to connect to a data management system (DMS)
through the Handheld Base Unit from Roche (available separately). The CoaguChek XS Plus
meter supports data exchange via the POCT1A standard. Data management systems may have
the ability to expand the security features of the meter, such as enabling operator lockouts. Data
management systems may also enable data transfer to an LIS or HIS. Refer to the manuals of the
Handheld Base Unit and of your DMS for technical details.
Test principle
The CoaguChek XS PT Test, used as directed with the CoaguChek XS Plus meter, will provide an
electrochemical measurement of prothrombin time following activation of blood coagulation with
human recombinant thromboplastin. In simple terms, blood works with the chemicals in the test
strip to make a small electric current in the test strip that measures blood-clotting time.
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Introduction
Important safety instructions and additional information
This section explains how safety-related messages and information related to the proper
handling of the system are presented in the CoaguChek XS Plus Operator’s Manual. Read these
passages carefully.
The safety alert symbol alone (without a signal word) promotes awareness to hazards which are generic or directs the reader to related safety
information.
These symbols and signal words are used for specific hazards:
WARNING
WARNING
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in
death or serious injury.
CAUTION
CAUTION
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in
minor or moderate injury.
NOTICE
NOTICE
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in
damage to the system.
Important information that is not safety relevant is presented against a colored background
(without a symbol). Here you will find additional information on correct use of the meter or
useful tips.
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Introduction
Illustrations in this manual show two different kinds of hands:
Hand without glove
Hand with glove
A dashed arrow between screen
illustrations indicates that some
screens have been skipped in these
illustrations.
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Safety Information
Operator qualification
Only trained healthcare professionals may operate the CoaguChek XS
Plus system. Operators must have received comprehensive instruction in
the operation, quality control, and care of the CoaguChek XS Plus
system.
WARNING
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Protection against infection
There is a potential risk of infection. Healthcare professionals using the
CoaguChek XS Plus system must be aware that any object coming into
contact with human blood is a potential source of infection. Healthcare
professionals must also be aware that any cross-contamination is a
potential source of infection for patients.
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Use gloves.
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Use an auto-disabling single-use lancing device for each patient.
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Dispose of used lancets and needles in a sturdy sharps container with
lid.
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Dispose of used test strips according to your institution’s infection
control policy.
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Follow all health and safety regulations in force locally.
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Introduction
Disposal of the System
WARNING
Any product coming in contact with blood is considered contaminated (potentially infectious).*
During normal testing, any meter may come in contact with blood.
Lancing devices may also be considered sharps. Disposal of
sharps is regulated by law in many jurisdictions.
The European Union has a requirement for improving waster management practices for certain electronic equipment, but meters fall outside
the scope of the European Directive 2002/96/EC** This is not a requirement for the U.S.A.; however, Roche is committed to recycling and sustainability. Comply with any laws or ordinances relating to the disposal of
sharps and/or contaminated products. Contact your local health department or other appropriate authorities for proper handling and disposal of
used meters, used test strips, used lancets, and used batteries. Please
consider the following points when disposing of your used testing materials:.
Consider recycling of the meters and batteries at an appropriate facility.
Be aware the meter is potentially hazardous electronics scrap (e-scrap)
and should be disposed of accordingly. The batteries are potentially hazardous also and should be disposed of accordingly.
Disinfect the meter before recycling or disposing.
*29 CFR 1910.1030 - Bloodborne pathogens
**Directive 2002/96/EC - Directive on waste electrical and electronic
equipment (WEEE)
WARNING
Exploding batteries
Do not throw used batteries into an open fire. They may explode.
Disposal of used batteries
Do not dispose of the batteries with normal domestic waste. Dispose of
used batteries in an environmentally responsible manner and in accordance with applicable local regulations and directives. Contact your local
council/local authority or the manufacturer of the used batteries for
advice on correct disposal.
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Introduction
General Care
NOTICE
Clean the meter only with the solutions recommended (see page 119).
Using other solutions may result in incorrect operation and possible
system failure. Do not let cleaning solution enter the instrument. Make
sure that the meter is thoroughly dried after cleaning or disinfecting.
Electromagnetic Interference
Do not use the meter near strong electromagnetic fields, which could
interfere with the proper operation of the meter.
Touchscreen
NOTICE
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Use only your finger (even when wearing gloves) or special pens
designed for use with touchscreens to touch the screen elements.
Using pointed or sharp-edged objects can damage the touchscreen.
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Avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight. Direct sunlight may
reduce the life expectancy and functionality of the display.
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Operating conditions
To ensure that the meter functions properly, please observe the following guidelines:
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Only use the meter at a room temperature between 15 °C and 32 °C (59 °F and 90 °F).
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Only use the meter at a relative humidity between 10% and 85% (no condensation).
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When operating the meter using the power adapter, use only a voltage of 100 V to 240 V
(± 10%) , 50/60 Hz.
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When testing, place the meter on a level, vibration-free surface, or hold it so it is roughly
horizontal.
Quality control
The meter has a number of built-in quality-control functions:
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A check of the electronic components and functions every time the meter is powered on.
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A check of the test strip temperature while a test is in progress.
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A check of the expiration date and lot information on the test strip based on the code chip
data.
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A two-level, onboard quality control test and patient result determination within a single
test chamber.
Roche Diagnostics has available optional liquid quality controls for the CoaguChek XS Plus
system. These controls are provided to assist with meeting regulatory compliance requirements
as applicable to your facility.
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The CoaguChek XS Plus Meter
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The CoaguChek XS Plus Meter
A
B
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F
D
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Overview of the meter elements
A Touchscreen
Shows test results, information, icons, and
results recalled from memory. To select an
option, simply touch the button lightly.
B On/Off button
Press and hold this button to power the
meter on or off.
C Test strip guide cover
Remove this cover to clean the test strip
guide (if it has become soiled, e.g., with
blood).
D Test strip guide
Insert the test strip here.
E
Tab for battery compartment cover
F
Battery compartment cover
Covers the battery compartment
(4 standard AA alkali-manganese
batteries or the rechargeable battery
pack).
G Charging terminals
Used for power supply and/or charging
the battery pack, when the meter is
docked in the (optional) Handheld Base
Unit.
H Code chip slot
Insert the code chip here.
I
Connection socket for power adapter
Plug in the power adapter here.
J
Infrared interface
(Covered by the semi-transparent panel)
Supports data communication.
K Reset button
Use this button to reset the meter in case
of software or power-up errors.
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The CoaguChek XS Plus Meter
Buttons and icons overview
The buttons and icons that appear during normal operation are shown here, along with their
respective meanings. Error messages and the description of the icons linked to them are provided in a separate chapter. See Troubleshooting starting on page 123.
Button/Icon
Meaning
Go to Main Menu
OK; save setting
Cancel; discard setting
Return (to previous menu)
Reduce/increase the value displayed.
Scroll through lists that are too long to be displayed all at once.
Inactive button:
Value cannot be further decreased/increased or:
End of list in this direction is reached
List of tests of a specific patient
Print after test result or from memory
Add a comment
Operator must wait until the meter has completed an action
Insert test strip
Remove test strip
Apply sample (the time left to apply sample is counted down in the
display)
180 SEC
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The CoaguChek XS Plus Meter
Button/Icon
180 SEC
QC
QC
%Q
Sec
INR
Meaning
Apply liquid control (QC) sample (the time left to apply sample is
counted down in the display)
Insert the test strip code chip
Insert the QC code chip
Automatic quality control completed successfully
Results are displayed as a Quick percentage value
Results are displayed in seconds
Results are displayed in INR units
Result in the chosen unit of measure is above the measuring range.
Result in the chosen unit of measure is below the measuring range.
Quality control: Result is above the specified range
Quality control: Result is below the specified range
Battery status:
• When the batteries still have their full charge, all segments are lit.
• Individual segments disappear one by one as the batteries
become weaker.
• When there is no segment remaining, you can no longer perform
a test. You can, however, still access the meter's memory.
Operation with power supply adapter
am
Time between midnight and noon (in 12-hour time format)
pm
Time between noon and midnight (in 12-hour time format)
Room or meter temperature is outside the acceptable range
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The CoaguChek XS Plus Meter
Button/Icon
Meaning
The test strip guide cover is open
Communication is taking place via the infrared interface
Reports a status message (see: Chapter 10 Troubleshooting)
Reports an error message or a warning (see: Chapter 10 Troubleshooting)
Power supply
The CoaguChek XS Plus meter can be operated with either the power adapter provided, four
standard type AA alkaline, non-rechargeable batteries, or a special rechargeable battery pack
(optional). Insert the batteries or the optional rechargeable battery pack even when you use the
power adapter. This ensures that you will not lose the date and time settings if the power goes
out.
The power adapter also serves as a charger if you use it with the special rechargeable
battery pack.
To save power, the CoaguChek XS Plus meter has the option to automatically power itself off
based on your setup selections, unless a button has been pressed or a new test strip has been
inserted. The default setting is set to 5 minutes. When the meter powers itself off, all results
obtained up to that point remain in memory and the settings will still be there when you power
the meter back on. (Refer to Auto Off on page 52.)
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The CoaguChek XS Plus Meter
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
During battery operation, the meter always
displays the battery power level.
When replacing the batteries or the
rechargeable battery pack, you must insert
the new batteries or battery pack within ten
(10) minutes of removing the old one(s) to
retain the date and time settings. If you take
longer than this, you must re-enter the date
and time.
To make sure you do not lose your date and
time settings, connect the power adapter
while you change the batteries or handheld
battery pack.
04/19/2012
The meter retains results in memory even when no batteries are inserted. All settings other than
date and time (deleted after 10 minutes without power) are retained as well.
Dispose of used batteries and battery packs in an environmentally
responsible manner in accordance with applicable local regulations and
directives. See Any product coming in contact with blood is considered
contaminated (potentially infectious).* During normal testing, any meter
may come in contact with blood. Lancing devices may also be considered
sharps. Disposal of sharps is regulated by law in many jurisdictions. on
page 17.
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Putting the Meter into Operation
3
Putting the Meter into Operation
Before using the meter for the first time, perform the following steps:
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Insert batteries and/or connect the power adapter
2
Set the current date and time
3
Enter the settings of choice (language, unit of measure, user administration if applicable,
etc.)
Instead of batteries, you can use a special rechargeable battery pack. If you choose this option,
order the pack separately from Roche Diagnostics. To recharge, connect the power adapter to
the CoaguChek XS Plus meter or to the optional Handheld Base Unit (HBU) and dock the
meter.
The meter’s battery power level indicator is designed for use with either standard, nonrechargeable AA batteries or the dedicated Roche handheld battery pack. We do not recommend the use of off-the-shelf rechargeable batteries in AA format. These have lower voltages
than standard AA batteries or the special Roche handheld battery pack. This can lead to incorrect battery power level indications on the meter.
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Putting the Meter into Operation
Inserting the batteries
1
With the meter powered off, press the
battery compartment cover release tab
and slide the cover off.
2
Insert the four batteries in the battery
compartment as indicated.
The batteries should last about 80 tests,
depending on the type of battery used.
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Putting the Meter into Operation
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Slide the battery compartment back onto
the meter and close it.
The meter powers itself on after the
batteries have been inserted.
Powering the meter on and off
1
Place the meter on a level, vibration-free
surface, or hold it in your hand so it is
roughly horizontal.
2
Power the meter on by pressing the
button for approximately 1 second.
You can also power on the meter directly by
inserting a test strip or connecting the power
adapter.
3
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To power the meter off after use, press the
button for approximately 1 second.
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Putting the Meter into Operation
Checking the software version
Init
CoaguChek
XS Plus
03.01.00
After displaying the Roche logo, the meter
briefly displays the Init (for “initialization” )
screen. Here you can check which software
version is currently running on your meter.
(The Init screen shown here is for illustration
purposes only. Version numbers on your
meter may differ.)
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Meter Setup
4
Meter Setup
Note on presentation of screen elements in this manual
Buttons are screen prompts that cause something to happen when touched. The names of all
buttons are either shown as bold text or as the icon used on the button (e.g.,
for OK ).
Other screen elements (e.g., Menu titles) are written in italics. These screen elements are not
active.
If you have not set the date and time (after powering on for the first time or because the batteries were removed from the meter for more than 10 minutes), you cannot perform a test. In
that case powering on the meter takes you immediately to the Setup mode, where you must
set the date and time (see page 41 and following).
After date and time have been set, the meter automatically moves to the Main Menu, where
you can start a test or enter more settings.
You can open any displayed function by
touching (or tapping) the button for it with
your finger (or a special pen for this purpose).
“Tap” means: Touch the button, then remove
your finger from the touchscreen. The next
screen appears once you remove your finger.
If the meter did not automatically enter the
Setup mode (e.g., after the batteries were
replaced), you can open the Setup menu from
the Main Menu.
Main Menu
09:15 am
Setup Menu
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
Screen
Options
09:15 am
1
Touch Setup to open the meter settings.
2
Select the group of settings of choice (see
the Settings summary following this
section.).
ID Setup
Setup
QC Settings
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Meter Setup
Settings summary
The diagram below shows all of the setup areas that can be accessed on the meter.
Setup
Screen
Result
Confirmation
Contrast
Result Units
Language
Selection
Date / Time
Options
Sort
Beeper
Auto Off
Connection
ID Setup
Admin.
Operator
Patient
QC Settings
QC Range
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QC Lockout
Operator
Lockout
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Meter Setup
Group
Screen
Subgroup
Setting
Values *
Contrast
0 – 10 (5 *)
Result Units
INR *
INR/SEC
INR/%Q
Result Confirmation
Enable
Disable *
Language Selection
Dansk
Deutsch
English *
Español
Français
Italiano
Nederlands
Norsk
Português
Suomi
Svenska
Date/Time
Date
01/01/2012 *
Time
12:00 am *
Date formats
DD.MM.YYYY (01.01.2012)
MM/DD/YYYY (01/01/2012) *
YYYY-MM-DD (2012-01-01)
Time formats
24-hour time format (24h)
12-hour time format (12h), with
am/pm *
* Default settings are labeled with an asterisk (*).
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Group
Options
Subgroup
Setting
Sort
Values *
Date/Time *
Patient ID
Patient Name
Beeper
Beeper
Off
Low
Medium *
High
Key Click
Off *
On
Auto Off
[minutes]
Off
1 … (5*) … 10
15
20
25
30
40
50
60
Connection
Off *
Computer
* Default settings are labeled with an asterisk (*).
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Group
ID Setup
Subgroup
Setting
Values *
Admin. (Administrator)
Blank (Off) *
Operator (Operator List is optional)
Active
Inactive *
Patient
No *
Optional
Required
QC Settings
QC Range
Default Range*
Custom Range
Display Target Value
On/Off *
Deviation from Target Value
Percentage (%)
Operator Lockout (only if the Operator
option is set to Active and an operator list
is available)
Off *
Weekly
Monthly
Every 3 months
Every 6 months
Yearly
QC Lockout
New code
Yes
No *
General
No *
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
* Default settings are labeled with an asterisk (*).
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Meter Setup
Screen setup
The Screen setup area contains the options for changing the display.
Contrast
Use the Contrast menu to adjust the display to your ambient light conditions and make it easier
to read.
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch Screen.
3
From the Screen menu, touch Contrast.
Review Results
Setup
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Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
Screen
ID Setup
09:15 am
Contrast
QC Settings
Result Units
Result Confirmation
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Language Selection
Date / Time
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Screen
09:15 am
Contrast
Result Units
Result Confirmation
Language Selection
Date / Time
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If a button is grayed out, this means the
function is not available.
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Contrast
09:15 am
Contrast (0-10):
5
4
Touch
or
to change the contrast
in a range from 0 to 10.
■
Contrast “0” makes the display very dark.
■
Contrast “10” makes the display very light.
5
Touch
to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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Result Units
Use this setting to select the unit(s) of measure to be displayed with the results.
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch Screen.
3
From the Screen menu, touch Result
Units.
Setup
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Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
Screen
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09:15 am
Contrast
Result Units
Result Confirmation
Language Selection
Date / Time
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The current unit of measure setting is highlighted (white type on a blue background).
You can select either:
Units
09:15 am
■
INR
■
INR and seconds
■
INR and Quick value in %
4
Touch the button to select the unit of
measure of choice. Your selection is now
highlighted.
5
Touch
INR
INR/SEC
INR/%Q
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to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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Result Confirmation
In some circumstances, it may be useful for operators to confirm the validity of their results. Use
this setting to prompt operators to confirm the results of every test.
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch Screen.
3
From the Screen menu, touch Result
Confirmation.
4
Touch Enable or Disable. Your selection
is now highlighted.
5
Touch
Review Results
Setup
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Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
Screen
04/19/2012
09:15 am
Contrast
Result Units
Result Confirmation
Language Selection
Date / Time
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Confirmation
Enable
09:15 am
to save this setting, or
Disable
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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Language Selection
Use this setting to select the language for all displays (that contain text).
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch Screen.
3
From the Screen menu, touch Language
Selection.
Review Results
Setup
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Setup Menu
The current language setting is highlighted
(white type on a blue background). You can
select either:
09:15 am
Screen
Options
■
Dansk
ID Setup
■
Deutsch
QC Settings
■
English
■
Español
Contrast
■
Français
Screen
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Result Units
■
Italiano
Result Confirmation
■
Nederlands
Language Selection
■
Norsk
Date / Time
■
Português
■
Suomi
■
Svenska
4
Touch
or
to display the language
of choice on the screen.
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Language
09:15 am
09:15 am
Dansk
Deutsch
Español
If the arrow is just an outline
, you
have reached the end of the list in the
repective direction.
Français
5
Touch the button to select the language of
choice. Your selection is now highlighted.
6
Touch
English
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to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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Meter Setup
Setting the date
When you power on the meter for the first time (or after a long period without power), the input
field for the date automatically appears first. The date (and time) must be entered before the
meter can be used further. If at a later time a date adjustment is needed, go to the Setup menu,
then select the menu of choice.
Both Date and Time display formats are controlled by the Format options you select (see
page 45). Options shown in the Date and Time menus may vary depending on the chosen
formats. You can choose between the following display formats:
■
Date: Day.Month.Year, e.g., 01.01.2012
■
Date: Month/Day/Year, e.g., 01/01/2012
■
Date: Year-Month-Day, e.g., 2012-01-01
■
Time: 24H or 12H
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch Screen.
3
From the Screen menu, touch Date/Time.
Review Results
Setup
04/19/2012
Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
Screen
04/19/2012
09:15 am
Contrast
Result Units
Result Confirmation
Language Selection
Date / Time
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Date/Time
09:15 am
4
From the Date/Time menu, touch Set
Date.
5
Touch
and
to set the year, then
the month, then the day.
6
Touch
Set Date
Date
Set Time
Year:
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2012
Format
Month:
04/19/2012
Day:
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
1
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If this setup menu appeared automatically
after powering the meter on, you must
touch
to complete the first date
setting.
7
42
to save this setting, or
1
Touch
to return to the Screen menu.
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Setting the time
When you power on the meter for the first time (or after a long period without power), this Setup
menu appears automatically after you set the date. If at a later time a time adjustment is needed,
go to the Setup menu, then select the menu of choice.
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch Screen.
3
From the Screen menu, touch Date/Time.
Review Results
Setup
04/19/2012
Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
Screen
04/19/2012
09:15 am
Contrast
Result Units
Result Confirmation
Language Selection
Date / Time
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Date/Time
09:15 am
4
From the Date/Time menu, touch Set
Time.
5
Touch
and
the minutes.
6
Touch
Set Date
Time
Set Time
Hour:
09:15 am
9
Format
Minute:
59
AM
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to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
PM
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If this setup menu appeared automatically
after powering the meter on, you must
touch
to complete the first time
setting.
7
44
to set the hours, then
Touch
to return to the Screen menu.
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Setting the display options for date and time
Select your preferred format for the date and time display.
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch Screen.
3
From the Screen menu, touch Date/Time.
Review Results
Setup
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Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
Screen
04/19/2012
09:15 am
Contrast
Result Units
Result Confirmation
Language Selection
Date / Time
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Date/Time
4
09:15 am
Set Date
Format
Set Time
Date:
Format
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DD.MM.YYYY
MM/DD/YYYY
YYYY-MM-DD
04/19/2012
Time:
04/19/2012
24H 12H
From the Date/Time menu screen, touch
Format.
The current settings are highlighted. You can
select one of the following display formats:
■
Date: DD.MM.YYYY (Day.Month.Year),
e.g., 30.09.2012
■
Date: MM/DD/YYYY (Month/Day/Year),
e.g., 09/30/2012
■
Date: YYYY-MM-DD (Year-Month-Day),
e.g., 2012-09-30
■
Time: 24H or 12H
5
Touch the button with the display format
of choice for date and time. Your selection
is now highlighted.
6
Touch
to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
7
46
Touch
to return to the Screen menu.
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Options setup
Sort
Sort refers to the order in which measured and stored results are displayed when you use the
Review Results function of the CoaguChek XS Plus meter. You can display stored results
chronologically by date and time or by person, based on the Patient ID. If you are working with a
DMS and a patient list, you can also display the patient list and the stored results sorted by
Patient Name.
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch Options.
3
From the Options menu, touch Sort.
Review Results
Setup
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Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
Options
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09:15 am
Sort
Beeper
Auto Off
Connection
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Sort
09:15 am
Sort By:
The current setting is highlighted. You may
select from the following sort options:
Date / Time
■
By Date/Time
Patient ID
■
By Patient ID
■
By Patient Name
4
Touch the button to select the Sort by
option of choice. Your selection is now
highlighted.
Patient Name
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The sort option Patient Name is available only
when used together with a patient list. Patient
lists can only be created with a DMS. For more
details see Data handling, starting on
page 115.
5
Touch
to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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Beeper
The CoaguChek XS Plus meter can display information visually and alert you to special circumstances with a Beeper. When the Beeper is enabled, the meter beeps when:
■
it is switched on
■
it detects a test strip
■
pre-heating of the test strip is complete and you need to apply a sample
■
it detects a sample
■
the test is completed and the results are displayed (a long beep)
■
an error occurs (three short beeps)
■
an external power adapter is connected when the meter is on
We recommend that you keep the Beeper enabled at all times.
You can also activate a Key Click. When a Key Click is enabled, the meter clicks briefly every time
a button is touched, facilitating the input of information.
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Main Menu
1
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
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Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
Options
04/19/2012
Sort
Beeper
Auto Off
Connection
04/19/2012
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09:15 am
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings..
2
From the Setup Menu, touch Options.
3
From the Options menu, touch Beeper.
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Beeper
09:15 am
The current setting is highlighted. You may
select from the following options:
Off
For the Beeper
Low
■
Off
Medium
■
Low
■
Medium
■
High
High
Key Click:
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On
Off
For the Key Click
■
On
■
Off
4
Touch the button with the desired setting
for the Beeper, then touch the button with
the setting of choice for the Key Click.
Both selections are now highlighted.
5
Touch
to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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Auto Off
You can set up your CoaguChek XS Plus meter so that it powers itself off automatically if it has
not been used (no buttons touched or tests run) for a preselected time period. Use this feature to
save power and extend the life of the batteries.
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch Options.
3
From the Options menu, touch Auto Off.
Review Results
Setup
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Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
Options
04/19/2012
09:15 am
Sort
Beeper
Auto Off
Connection
04/19/2012
If the meter is connected to the power adapter or the Handheld Base Unit, the Auto Off
function has a different effect:
■
If you work with operator IDs, the meter switches to Operator Login, once Auto Off
is triggered.
■
If you do not work with operator IDs, the meter switches to the Main Menu, once
Auto Off is triggered.
For information on Operator ID, see Operator ID on page 64.
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You may select from the following options:
Auto Off
09:15 am
Minutes:
■
Off (meter never powers itself off)
■
Time until meter powers itself off:
1…10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50, 60 minutes
4
Touch
or
to select the time of
choice in minutes or to switch the feature
off.
5
Touch
5
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to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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Connection
In the Connection menu you can configure the data exchange with external devices. The meter
can be connected to a computer.
Main Menu
1
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
04/19/2012
Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
Options
04/19/2012
Sort
Beeper
Auto Off
Connection
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09:15 am
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch Options.
3
From the Options menu, touch
Connection.
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Computer
The CoaguChek XS Plus meter can connect with a computer or host system running appropriate
software (that is, a DMS must be installed). To use this connectivity feature, however, you need
the optional Handheld Base Unit. The connection is established in two steps.
■
The meter connects to the Handheld Base Unit via infrared.
■
The Handheld Base Unit is either connected to a single computer (via USB) or to a
network/host system (via ethernet).
The option Computer (when activated) can be used together with a DMS to set up:
■
operator lists, or
■
patient lists (lists of patients to be tested)
This eliminates the need for manual entry of these data.
In addition, you can transfer test results stored in the meter to other systems for archiving or
further evaluation. The option Computer controls the meter’s ability to communicate with a
computer or a network.
Connection
Off
09:15 am
4
Touch Computer. Your selection is now
highlighted.
5
Touch
to save this setting, or
Computer
Printer
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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Extended data handling functionality is dependent on the capabilities of the particular Data
Management System (DMS) being used and may vary. For more information on DMS,
please contact your Roche representative.
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ID setup
Use the ID Setup menu to enter settings for user management and patient management. These
settings are optional and set to Off/Inactive by default; the meter can be operated without these
settings.
There are three types of identification used with the meter:
■
System Administrator: The Admin. (Administrator) has special rights to enter certain
meter settings and is the only one who can enter and change these settings. It is not
necessary for Admin. identification to be activated to use the CoaguChek XS Plus meter.
However, it might be desired or necessary, depending on the regulatory environment and
the site of use.
■
Operator: The Operator ID is assigned to persons who use the meter to run tests. If you
want to use Operator IDs, you have several options:
–
You may use Operator IDs to restrict the use of the meter to qualified personnel or a
predefined group of users. In this case an operator list created externally must be transferred to the meter, enabling you to select an Operator ID when logging in. For more
details see Data handling, starting on page 115.
–
You may use Operator IDs for informational purposes only, in order to assign stored
measurement results to the users who performed the test. In this case Operator IDs may
be entered directly on the meter (by keypad).
Patient: The Patient ID is assigned to the person, whose test results are recorded. You
can either:
■
–
block input of a unique Patient ID (in this case, every test is simply numbered in
consecutive order)
–
allow a unique Patient ID as optional, or
–
require a unique Patient ID for every test. Patient lists created externally can also be transferred to the meter, enabling you to select Patient IDs for a test from these lists. For more
details see Data handling, starting on page 115.
Operator IDs can be selected from a list (if available) or entered by using the onscreen keypad. If
passwords were created, they must be entered via the onscreen keypad. Patient IDs can be
selected from a list (if available) or entered by using the onscreen keypad.
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The buttons in the ID Setup menu show what
the current settings are (this is just an
example, the screen may look different on
your meter):
ID Setup
09:15 am
■
The standard display of the Admin.
button means the function is available but
not activated (a password for the system
administrator/supervisor has not been
assigned).
■
The standard display of the Operator
button means the Operator login is available but not activated.
■
When the Patient button is highlighted
(that is, when it has a blue background)
this means the function is available and
activated (either as Optional or Required).
Admin.
Operator
Patient
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System Administrator (Admin.)
In the default setting, the meter is not protected with an Admin. password, and all setup options
are accessible to every user. If you set up an Admin. password, the following setup areas are
automatically reserved only for the system administrator/supervisor (i.e., the person who knows
the password).
■
Screen: Result Units, Date/Time
■
Options: Connection (to a computer)
■
ID Setup (the entire area)
■
QC Lockout
■
QC Range
■
Operator Lockout (only available in combination with a data management system)
When you enter an Admin. password, this password will have to be entered from this point
forward before any of the settings above can be changed. The Admin. password must also be
entered before you can delete or change the Admin. password itself. If you forget the Admin.
password, contact your Roche representative.
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If an Admin. password has not been set
up yet:
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch ID Setup.
3
From the ID Setup menu , touch Admin.
Review Results
Setup
04/19/2012
Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
ID Setup
04/19/2012
09:15 am
Admin.
Operator
Patient
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Admin.
09:15 am
Admin.
|
09:15 am
A
B
C
D
E
0
1
2
3
4
F
G
H
I
J
5
6
7
8
9
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
123
4
Using the keypad displayed on the screen,
enter the Admin. password of choice.
The password can consist of up to 20
characters.
Pay close attention to the buttons you
press, because the characters are not
displayed on the screen. Asterisks are
displayed instead (as if entering a password on a computer).
ABC
5
Use
123
to switch to input of numbers.
6
Use
ABC
to switch back to input of text.
7
Use
to backspace and correct a
mistake.
8
Touch
to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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Repeat ID
09:15 am
***|
A
B
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Enter the Admin. password again (the
keypad is automatically displayed again
on the screen) to confirm the first entry.
10 Touch
to save this entry, (the Admin.
password is now set), or
Touch
to exit this menu, the Admin.
password is not set and is therefore still
inactive.
The display automatically returns to the ID
Setup menu. After you exit the Setup
menu, only an authenticated administrator may further edit the setup areas as
listed before (see page 58).
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Changing an existing Admin. password:
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch ID Setup.
3
Using the keypad displayed on the screen,
enter the valid Admin. password.
Review Results
The ID Setup menu is displayed. The
Admin. button is highlighted, which
means an Admin. password is active.
Setup
Setup Menu
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Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
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Touch Admin.
5
Using the keypad displayed on the screen,
enter (and confirm) the new Admin. password of choice.
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Deactivating an existing Admin. password:
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch ID Setup.
3
Using the keypad displayed on the screen,
enter the valid Admin. password.
Review Results
The ID Setup menu is displayed. The
Admin. button is highlighted, which
means an Admin. password is active.
Setup
Setup Menu
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09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
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4
Touch Admin.
5
Immediately touch
to close the
keypad on the screen without entering a
password.
The Admin. password has been deleted
and therefore deactivated. The Admin.
button is no longer highlighted.
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Operator ID
If you want to create a list of Operator IDs from which you can select an operator, additional
software (a data management system) and the Handheld Base Unit are required (for more
details see Data handling, starting on page 115).
In the default setting, the Operator login is not activated. You can either activate or deactivate
Operator login on the meter. If activated, an Operator has to log in before the Main Menu will be
displayed and measurements can be performed.
To activate Operator login:
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results Setup Menu
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch ID Setup.
3
From the ID Setup menu, touch Operator.
4
Touch the button with the setting of
choice for setting up the Operator login.
Your selection is now highlighted.
5
Touch
09:15 am
Screen
Setup
Options
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ID Setup
QC Settings
ID Setup
09:15 am
Admin.
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Operator
Patient
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Operator ID
Active
09:15 am
to save this setting, or
Inactive
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touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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Patient ID
If you want to create a list of Patient IDs from which you can select a patient for testing, additional software (a data management system) and the Handheld Base Unit are required (see
page 115).
In the default setting, input of Patient IDs is set to No. This means each test is simply assigned a
consecutive number. However, you can require that a Patient ID be entered or make it optional.
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
1
From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch ID Setup.
3
From the ID Setup menu, touch Patient.
Review Results
Setup
Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
04/19/2012
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
ID Setup
09:15 am
Admin.
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Operator
Patient
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Patient ID
No
Optional
09:15 am
You may select from the following options:
■
No (tests will be assigned numbers
automatically)
■
Optional (automatic numbering or
list/manual input)
■
Required (list/manual input)
4
Touch the button with the setting of
choice. Your selection is now highlighted.
5
Touch
Required
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to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The settings for the option No are now
completed. For the options Optional and
Required, continue by selecting the input
format.
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Select the form for input of the Patient ID.
You may select from the following options:
Patient ID
09:15 am
Alphanumeric
■
Alphanumeric
Enter any combination of letters and
numbers, e.g., “J. DOE 3378”
■
Numeric
Enter numbers only, e.g., “3387”
■
Min. Length
Enter the minimum number of characters
(1 … 20) the Patient ID must have.
■
Max. Length
Enter the maximum number of characters
(1 … 20) the Patient ID can have.
7
Touch the button with the format of
choice for the Patient ID. Your selection is
now highlighted.
8
Touch
or
to set the number of
characters (length) of choice.
9
Touch
Numeric
Min. Length:
Max. Length:
1
20
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to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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QC Settings setup
The QC Settings menu contains options for enforcing the performance of liquid quality controls
by the operator at specified intervals. It also provides the option of customizing the QC Range in
accordance with applicable local guidelines.
QC Range
There are two options:
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Default Range: The meter displays the QC Range provided by Roche in the code chip.
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Custom Range: The option Custom Range lets the user define their own QC Range within
the default range.
Lockouts (QC Lockout and Operator Lockout)
If the liquid quality control test is not performed correctly, or if the result is outside the target
value range, the meter is locked from further use. The Lockout can also be set up selectively for
individual operators.
A liquid quality control test must be completed successfully before the meter is available again
for testing (either by the operator or in general).
The option of setting up an Operator Lockout is available only when operator lists are created
on a data management system (DMS), stored in the meter, and Operator login is activated.
These lists are only available in connection with a data management system. For more details
see Data handling, starting on page 115.
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QC Range
Liquid Quality control ranges can be customized to comply with local guidelines. The QC Range
function enables you to narrow the default range.
Main Menu
09:15 am
Setup Menu
09:15 am
1
Screen
Patient Test
Options
Control Test
Review Results
QC Settings
Setup
09:15 am
QC Range
From the Setup Menu, touch QC Settings.
From the QC Settings menu, touch
QC Range.
■
Default Range (Range provided in the
code chip is selected and displayed. No
target value is displayed.)
■
Custom Range (The allowed percentage
deviation from target value can now be
customized. Additionally, you can choose
between displaying the target value along
with a control test result or not displaying
the target value with the control test
result.)
4
Touch the button with the setting of
choice. Your selection is now highlighted.
■
If you selected Default Range, touch
to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
■
If you selected Custom Range, touch
to proceed with corresponding
settings, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
09:15 am
QC Range
QC Lockout
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3
You may select from the following options:
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QC Settings
ID Setup
Default Range
Custom Range
Operator Lockout
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From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
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QC Range
Display
target value
09:15 am
On
Default Range
Custom Range
Deviation from
target value
11.5 %
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Off
If you selected Custom Range, the QC Range
screen opens and offers you the following
options:
■
Display target value (On/Off)
■
Deviation from target value (percentage
value). See page 69.
For the control solutions, the target value
always comes from the information stored
in the code chip. If you have chosen
Custom Range, you can now select an
allowed deviation from target value in the
range of 0 to 22.5% (in the illustration,
11.5%).
04/19/2012
Note: Percentage deviation from target
value is always defined using INR values.
Even if you have activated % Quick in
the setup, the meter always calculates
the deviation using INR values; this
range is then converted to % Quick in a
second step. As there is no linear correlation between values expressed as INR and
values expressed as % Quick, if you calculate the percentage deviation (11.5 % in
the example) using the % Quick target
value, your result may deviate from the
result calculated by the meter using the
INR target value.
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Touch On (the target value will be displayed with a test result) or Off (the target
value will not be displayed). Your selection is now highlighted.
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Use the arrows to to set the allowed percentage deviation from the target value.
Use the arrows on the left to adjust the whole
number before the decimal point. Use the
arrows on the right to adjust the number after
the decimal point.
7
Touch
to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
QC Settings screen.
QC Test
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QC Test
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QC:
999
Level: 2
Code: 184
Par: PT
Op:
Operator 1
QC:
999
Level: 2
Code: 184
Par: PT
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3.0 INR
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(17, 16 - 20 %Q)
16 %Q
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3.0 INR
(2.6 - 3.2 INR)
16 %Q
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The Custom Range and Target Value (if set to
On) appear in a line below the control test
result in the QC test and QC memory screens.
In the left hand screen, Display target value is
set to Off: the custom range only is displayed
below the control test result.
In the right hand screen, Display target value
is set to On: both the custom range and the
target value are displayed. The target value
(here: 2.9) appears in front of the custom
range.
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QC (quality control) Lockout
The QC Lockout ensures that the optional quality control tests are run on a regular basis. This is
independent of the operator, however. This option should be used if you work without operator lists. It is also possible to mandate Operator Lockouts and QC Lockouts in parallel. In addition to defining time intervals, QC Lockout can also be used to specify that a quality control test
must be carried out when a new test strip lot is used (New Code).
Main Menu
1
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
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Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
QC Settings
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09:15 am
QC Range
QC Lockout
Operator Lockout
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From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch QC Settings.
3
From the QC Settings menu, touch
QC Lockout.
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New Code
09:15 am
Yes
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No
No
Select the triggers, based on lot and/or
time, for requiring a quality control test.
You may select from the following options:
Daily
■
Weekly
Monthly
New Code Yes/No (applies every time a
new test strip lot is used)
The general intervals are:
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No
■
Daily
■
Weekly
■
Monthly
5
Touch the button with the option of choice
when changing the test strip lot.
6
Touch the button to select the interval of
choice. Your selection is now highlighted.
7
Touch
to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
QC Lockout
09:15 am
8
For every option except for No, you must
now indicate the number of levels in
which the quality control must be performed.
9
Touch
Number of Levels
One Level
Two Levels
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to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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Operator Lockout
Optional liquid quality controls can be used to ensure that an operator is performing tests properly on the CoaguChek XS Plus meter.
The Operator Lockout function constrains an operator, who has been set up in the list, to perform
these quality controls on a regular basis.
Main Menu
1
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
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Setup Menu
09:15 am
Screen
Options
ID Setup
QC Settings
QC Settings
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09:15 am
QC Range
QC Lockout
Operator Lockout
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From the Main Menu, touch Setup to
open the meter settings.
2
From the Setup Menu, touch QC Settings.
3
From the QC Settings menu, touch
Operator Lockout.
If this button is disabled (grayed out),
either no operators have been set up or
the Operator ID option has been deactivated.
The option of setting up an Operator Lockout is available only when operator lists are
created on the DMS. For more details see
Data handling, starting on page 115. If you
are not working with a DMS, only the
QC Lockout is available (see QC (quality
control) Lockout on page 72).
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No
Weekly
Select the interval of choice in which the
mandatory quality control tests must be
performed.
Monthly
Every 3 Months
You may select from the following options:
Every 6 Months
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Op. Lockout
09:15 am
■
No (deactivated)
■
Weekly
■
Monthly
■
Every 3 Months or Every 6 Months
■
Yearly
5
Touch
and
to display the option
of choice on the screen.
6
Touch the button to select the interval of
choice. Your selection is now highlighted.
7
Touch
Weekly
Monthly
Every 3 Months
Every 6 Months
Yearly
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to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
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Op. Lockout
Number of Levels
09:15 am
8
For every option except for No, you must
now indicate the number of levels in
which the quality control must be performed.
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Touch
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Two Levels
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to save this setting, or
touch
to exit this menu without
saving any changes.
The display automatically returns to the
previous screen.
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Testing a Blood Sample
5
Testing a Blood Sample
What you need:
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CoaguChek XS Plus meter
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CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips and matching code chip
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When testing with capillary blood:
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Single-use lancing device approved for professional use (e.g., the Accu-Chek Safe-T-Pro
Plus lancing device or the CoaguChek Lancets)
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CoaguChek Capillary Tubes/Bulbs (optional)
Do not use glass capillary tubes or capillary tubes that contain anticoagulants.
■
Cotton ball and alcohol wipe
Important notes
Always …
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… close the strip container immediately after removing a test strip.
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… operate the meter at an ambient temperature between 15 °C and 32 °C
(59 °F and 90 °F).
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… place the meter on a level, stable surface (table) or hold it so it is roughly horizontal.
■
… follow the information on correct handling of test strips in the package insert.
■
… keep the test strip guide and housing clean. See also the chapter entitled Cleaning and
Disinfecting the Meter (starting on page 119).
Protection against infection:
When collecting samples always observe the general precautions and
guidelines relating to blood sampling (see page 16).
Dispose of all test strips used for patient testing in accordance with the
disposal policy of your laboratory or practice (see page 16)
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Never …
■
… store the meter at extreme temperatures (greater than 40 °C or 104 °F) while it is in
regular use.
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… store the meter in damp or humid conditions without protection.
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… remove or insert the code chip while the meter is performing a test.
■
… use the code chip from a pack of strips other than the one in use.
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… touch or remove the test strip during a test.
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… wait more than 15 seconds after a fingerstick before applying the blood.
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… fingerstick a patient with wet hands (residues of water, sweat, or alcohol).
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… add more blood after the test has begun.
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… perform a test with a drop of blood from a previous puncture.
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Accuracy/precision of measured results:
Failure to comply with the above may lead to inaccurate results. An
incorrect result may lead to an error in diagnosis, therefore posing
danger to the patient.
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Getting a good capillary blood sample
To get a suitable drop of blood:
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Warm the hand. Have the patient hold it under his or her arm or use a hand warmer. Wash
hands with soap and warm water. Dry thoroughly.
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Have the patient let that arm hang down by his or her side before lancing a finger.
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Massage the finger from its base.
Use these techniques until the fingertip has increased color.
■
Immediately after lancing, massage gently along the side of the finger to obtain a good
blood drop without pressing or squeezing too hard.
■
Apply the blood drop to the test strip immediately (within 15 seconds).
■
Optionally, you may use a CoaguChek Capillary tube/bulb to collect the fingerstick blood
sample.
CAUTION
When washing or disinfecting the patient's finger, allow it to dry thoroughly. Residues of water or disinfectant on the skin can dilute the drop
of blood and so produce false results.
Getting a good result from venous whole blood
For sample collection use a standard blood collection device. Do not use anti-coagulants
(e.g., EDTA, citrate, fluoride, oxalate, or heparin) to collect the blood sample. Venous blood
samples may be collected from a venous line.
If venous samples are collected by venipuncture, note the following:
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Use a needle at least 23 G (approx. 0.65 mm) or larger in size.
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Discard the first four drops of blood collected (within the first 10 seconds). Then immediately apply one drop of blood (at least 8 μL) directly onto the target area of the test strip.
Ensure that no air bubbles are introduced into the sample.
Protection against infection
When collecting samples always observe the general precautions and
guidelines relating to blood sampling (see page 16).
Dispose of all test strips used for patient testing in accordance with the
disposal policy of your laboratory or practice (see page 16).
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Preparing to test
1
Have the test strip container at hand.
2
Make sure that the code chip supplied
with these test strips is at hand.
Each pack of test strips contains a code chip. The number on the code chip and the number
on the test strip container must match. A capital S in front of the number indicates that this
code chip is for test strips. (A capital C in front of the number indicates that it is a control
solution code chip. See Chapter 6, Control Testing and Quality Control).
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Test strip code chip
The code chip provides the meter with important information that it needs to perform the coagulation test. The chip contains information about the test method, the lot number, and the expiration date. The code chip is required, whenever a new test strip lot is used, so that the meter can
read and store the lot information about that particular lot of test strips.
The CoaguChek XS Plus meter stores the data from up to 60 code chips that have been inserted.
■
Do not forget to use the test strip code chip that is supplied with each pack of test strips
before you perform the first test with these strips. We recommend that you leave the code
chip in the meter to protect the electrical contacts in the meter from becoming dirty.
■
Each code chip belongs to a particular lot of test strips. Only remove the code chip when
you are testing with test strips taken from a new pack.
■
Protect the code chip from moisture and equipment that produces magnetic fields.
Inserting the code chip
1
Remove the old code chip, if one is
inserted in the meter.
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2
Check that the number on the code chip
matches the number on the label of the
test strip container.
3
Slide the new code chip into the code chip
slot (as shown) until you feel it snap into
place.
If the code chip is missing or incorrectly inserted, error messages appear in the display (refer to
the Troubleshooting section of this manual).
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Powering on the meter
1
Place the meter on a level, vibration-free
surface, or hold it in your hand so it is
roughly horizontal.
2
Power the meter on by pressing the
button for approximately 1 second.
You can also power on the meter directly by
inserting a test strip or connecting the power
adapter.
The next steps depend on whether you work
with the function Operator ID set to inactive or
active (see Data handling on page 115).
If the function Operator ID is inactive:
Main Menu
09:15 am
3
Wait until the Main Menu is displayed.
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
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If the function Operator ID is active:
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Without operator list:
3
You are now prompted to enter an
Operator ID.
■
Enter the Operator ID using the keypad.
Touch
to move to the next screen.
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Operator
09:15 am
Alan Smithee
Jane Brown
Ann Casey
With operator list:
3
Wait until the operator list is displayed.
4
Select the operator of choice by touching
the corresponding button.
5
Enter the (optional) password.
6
After you enter the password, touch
to log on. The Main Menu is displayed and
you can start the test.
7
When you touch
, the operator pick
list is displayed again.
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2
3
4
5
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9
ABC
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
When the tests are completed or another
operator wants to perform additional tests,
touch Logout to log out (this button is available only when the Operator ID is activated).
The meter returns to the display of the operator pick list.
Logout
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Note: Extended data handling functionality is dependent on the capabilities of the
particular Data Management System (DMS) being used and may vary. For more details see
Data handling, starting on page 115.
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Performing a test
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
1
Check the battery level.
■
If the battery icon turns red (one bar left),
there may not be enough power left for
another test.
■
If there are no bars left in the battery icon,
you cannot perform any more tests. Power
the meter off using the
button.
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
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In both cases, restore power by inserting
new batteries, recharging the battery
pack, or using the power adapter.
2
Main Menu
09:15 am
QC Lockout
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
Logout
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Check that the date and time are correct.
Correct any wrong entries as described in
Chapter 4, Meter Setup/Setting the date.
If a lockout (Operator or QC Lockout) is displayed instead of the Patient Test button, you
must run a liquid quality control test before
you can perform a patient test (refer to
Chapter 6, Control Testing and Quality Control). When the meter is in lockout status, a
test cannot be performed.
The next steps depend on whether you work
with or without patient lists.
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Without patient list
Patient ID
09:15 am
3
Touch Patient Test.
4
If the Patient ID option was chosen as
either Optional or Required when the
meter was set up (see Meter Setup/
Patient ID), you are prompted to enter a
Patient ID.
■
If Required, enter the Patient ID, then
touch
to move to the next screen.
■
If Optional, ignore the prompt and touch
to move to the next screen. The meter
will assign the test a consecutive number.
■
If neither option was chosen, a screen
appears that prompts you to insert a test
strip.
■
Continue with Step 8.
|
A
B
C
D
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
,
123
Z
E
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With patient list
Test
09:15 am
PID01
Smith, Henry
Patient ID
09:15 am
A
B
C
D
PID03
Hamilton, Fran
F
G
H
I
J
PID04
Miller, Ted
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
,
123
New
Touch Patient Test.
6
Touch
and
to display the entry of
choice. Select the patient to be tested
from the list.
7
If the patient is not in the list, touch New
to create a new entry. You must now enter
a Patient ID.
|
PID02
Jones, Walther
PID05
Reed, William
5
Z
E
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Note: Extended data handling functionality is dependent on the capabilities of the
particular Data Management System (DMS) being used and may vary. For more details see
Data handling, starting on page 115.
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Test
09:15 am
8
P-ID: PID01
Müller, David
Op:
Schulz
Par: PT
The test strip icon prompts you to insert a
test strip. Remove a test strip from its container and close the container again with
the stopper.
04/19/2012
Exposure to external influences (such as
humidity) may deteriorate the test strips and
may lead to error messages. Therefore, always
close the strip container immediately after
removing a test strip.
9
Hold the test strip so the lettering with the
test name is facing upward.
10 Slide the test strip into the test strip guide
in the direction indicated by the arrows.
Slide the test strip in as far as it will go. A
beep indicates that the meter has
detected the test strip (provided the
beeper is enabled).
Test
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
Op:
Operator 1
Par: PT
184
09:15 am
If you use a new test strip lot and have not
inserted the code chip yet, you must do so
now. Otherwise you cannot perform a test.
The meter displays the number of the
code chip belonging to the new test strip
lot. Depending on the setting, you may
also be required to run a liquid quality
control test at this point.
04/19/2012
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Test
09:15 am
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
Op:
Operator 1
Par: PT
Code: 184
The hourglass icon shows that the test strip is
warming up. When the warming-up process
is complete, a further beep (provided the
beeper is enabled) indicates that you can now
apply blood.
04/19/2012
Test
09:15 am
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
Op:
Operator 1
Par: PT
Code: 184
180 SEC
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90
The blood drop icon flashes to indicate that
the meter is ready to perform the test and is
waiting for blood to be applied.
A 180 second countdown begins. You must
apply the drop of blood to the test strip before
the countdown ends. Otherwise you will
receive an error message.
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WARNING
Use only a single-use lancing device that is approved for use by healthcare professionals, such as the Accu-Chek Safe-T-Pro or Safe-T-Pro Plus
lancing devices, or the CoaguChek Lancets (professional-use lancets
available only in the United States). Follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
11 Now lance the side of a fingertip with the
lancing device.
We recommend obtaining the capillary blood
from the side of the fingertip as this causes
the least pain.
Massage the lanced finger gently until a drop
of blood is formed. Do not press or squeeze
the finger.
Apply the first drop of blood from the finger.
12 Apply the blood (8 μL) directly from the
finger to the semicircular, transparent
sample application area on top of the test
strip.
■
… or you can touch the blood drop
against the side of the sample application
area. The test strip draws up the blood by
capillary action.
During this process you must hold the
blood drop to the test strip until the flashing blood drop icon has disappeared and
the meter beeps (provided the beeper is
enabled).
■
… you can also apply the blood using the
optional CoaguChek capillary tube.
Apply the blood drop to the test strip within
15 seconds of lancing the fingertip. Applying
blood after this period of time may lead to an
erroneous result (as the coagulation process
would already have started).
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When applied from above, the blood must cover the entire sample application area.
Test
09:15 am
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
Op:
Operator 1
Par: PT
Code: 184
You hear a beep tone when you have applied
enough blood (provided the Beeper is
enabled). The blood drop symbol disappears
and the test starts.
04/19/2012
Do not add more blood. Do not touch the test strip until the result is displayed. Failure to
comply with the above may lead to error messages.
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Test
09:15 am
The meter performs an automatic quality control test on the test strip before it displays the
test result. “QC” appears in the display.
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
Op:
Operator 1
Par: PT
Code: 184
QC
Following a successful outcome of the quality
control test, a checkmark appears after “QC.”
04/19/2012
Test
2.5INR
21%Q
04/19/2012
Test
09:15 am
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
Op:
Operator 1
Par: PT
Code: 184
04/19/2012 09:14 am
09:15 am
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
Op:
Operator 1
Par: PT
Code: 184
04/19/2012 09:14 am
INR
04/19/2012
> 8.0
The result is displayed in the unit you chose
when setting up the meter. It is automatically
saved.
The valid measuring ranges for
CoaguChek XS PT test strips are:
■
INR: 0.8–8.0
■
%Q: 120–5
■
Sec: 9.6–96
Results that are above or below the measuring
range are indicated by the symbols > (above)
or < (below).
If a “c” is displayed along with the result:
This may occur if the hematocrit value is very
low or due to erroneous blood collection (e.g.,
wet hands). Repeat the measurement and
make sure that the patient's hands are dry. If
the message persists, perform a hematocrit
check.
When interpreting results, refer to the detailed
information on limitations and interferences
included in the limitations section of the test
strip package insert.
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Accepting or rejecting a test result
Test
09:15 am
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
Op:
Operator 1
Par: PT
Code: 184
04/19/2012 09:14 am
2.5INR
21%Q
Measurement Result OK?
Reject
If this function is enabled, you may choose to
accept or reject a test result. When the result
is displayed, touch
■
Reject or
■
Accept
Accept
04/19/2012
Comment Required
I-009
If you reject a result, you must enter a comment with an explanation.
A comment is required if
you reject a result. Please
enter a comment.
Test
09:15 am
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
Op:
Operator 1
Par: PT
Code: 184
04/19/2012 09:14 am
Rejected
Will Repeat Test
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If you reject the result, this test result is no
longer displayed. However, the test entry is
stored.
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Adding comments
You can add up to three comments to a test result. Comments can provide, for example, additional information about the test conditions or the patient. A comment may be up to 20 characters in length. You can open the function for adding comments directly in the results screen. To
add comments:
If you want to add a comment, do not remove the test strip. Once the strip is removed, the
meter automatically returns to Main Menu and a comment can no longer be added.
Test
09:15 am
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
Op:
Operator 1
Par: PT
Code: 184
04/19/2012 09:14 am
2.5INR
21%Q
04/19/2012
Comment
09:15 am
Asymptomatic
1
In the Test screen, touch
2
Select the desired predefined comment(s)
from the display list (if configured) or
3
Touch Custom to enter your own custom
comment. Use the keypad (as with login)
to enter your comment.
4
Once you have selected the desired comment(s), touch
to return to the results
screen.
.
Cleaned Meter
Doctor Notified
Sick
Custom
04/19/2012
Test
09:15 am
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
Op:
Operator 1
Par: PT
Code: 184
04/19/2012 09:14 am
2.5INR
21%Q
Doctor Notified
Sick
NEW MEDICATION
04/19/2012
Test results are also saved when the meter is powered off in the results screen or
automatically powers off.
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Remove
09:15 am
After the test result is displayed, touch
. You will be prompted to remove the
strip.
5
Remove the test strip from the meter.
6
Power the meter off.
7
Clean the meter if necessary (see
Chapter 9, Cleaning and Disinfecting the
Meter).
04/19/2012
Protection against infection
When collecting samples always observe the general precautions and
guidelines relating to blood sampling (see page 16).
Dispose of all test strips used for patient testing in accordance with the
disposal policy of your laboratory or practice (see page 16).
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6
Control Testing and Quality Control
The CoaguChek XS Plus meter has a number of built-in quality control functions.
■
A check of the electronic components and functions every time the meter is powered on.
■
A check of the test strip temperature while a test is in progress.
■
A check of the expiration date and lot information on the test strip carried out by the code
chip.
■
A two-level, onboard quality control test and patient result determination within a single
test chamber.
Roche offers optional liquid quality controls for the CoaguChek XS Plus system. These controls
are provided to assist with regulatory compliance requirements as applicable to your facility.
To perform an optional liquid quality control test using control solutions, you need:
■
CoaguChek XS Plus meter
■
The test strip code chip supplied with the test strip container you are using. A code chip
is provided with every test strip package.
■
Test strips that came with the code chip mentioned above
■
Bottles of CoaguChek XS Pro PT Controls, diluent droppers, and the quality control code
chip provided.
You can choose the frequency of liquid quality control tests in the meter setup. (Refer to the
chapter entitled Meter Setup/QC (quality control) Lockout starting on page 72). If the control
results in the display are in the specified range, this confirms that the liquid control test was
performed correctly.
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Preparing to run a liquid quality control test
Prepare for a liquid quality control test in the same way you would prepare to perform a test with
a capillary blood sample. The only difference is the use of control solution instead of blood.
1
Have the test strip container at hand.
2
If you are using the test strip lot for the
first time, make sure that the code chip
that came with these test strips is at hand.
3
Make sure the bottle of freeze-dried
(lyophilized) control plasma and the dropper for making the control solution are at
hand. This bottle should remain refrigerated (not frozen) until use.
4
Make sure that the quality control code
chip that came with the control solution is
at hand.
5
Open the lid of the bottle and remove the
rubber cap.
6
Hold the dropper with the sealed dropper
neck pointing upward, then cut off the
end of the cap with scissors. Do not hold
the dropper close to your face.
To avoid loss of diluent, hold the dropper by the stem; do not squeeze the bulb of the dropper while cutting the tip.
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7
Apply gentle pressure to the reservoir to
transfer the entire contents of the dropper
to the bottle. Make sure that the dropper
does not come into contact with the dried
control plasma.
8
Close the bottle again.
9
Make sure the dropper is at hand for the
next steps in the liquid quality control test.
10 Swirl the bottle using a circular motion to
completely dissolve all of the control
plasma inside. Do not shake the bottle
or turn it on its side. Doing so can cause
components in the control plasma to stick
to the sides of the bottle. Let the bottle sit
undisturbed for 1 minute. Please refer to
the control solution package insert.
The control solution is now ready to be applied
to the test strip.
The control solutions may be reconstituted
(mixed) after removal from the refrigerator.
The resulting solution may be used up to 30
minutes after reconstitution.
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Performing a liquid quality control test
1
Place the meter on a level, vibration-free
surface or hold it in your hand so it is
roughly horizontal.
2
Power the meter on by pressing the
button for approximately 1 second.
You can also power on the meter directly by
inserting a test strip or connecting the power
adapter.
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
04/19/2012
100
3
Wait until the Main Menu is displayed, or
log on as described on page 84.
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Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
4
Check the battery level.
■
If the battery icon turns red (one bar left),
there may not be enough power left for
another test.
■
If there are no bars left in the battery icon,
you cannot perform any more tests. Power
the meter off using the
button.
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
04/19/2012
In both cases, restore power by inserting
new batteries, recharging the battery
pack, or using the power adapter.
Main Menu
09:15 am
5
Check that the date and time are correct.
Correct any wrong entries as described in
Chapter 4, Meter Setup/Setting the date.
6
Touch Control Test.
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
04/19/2012
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QC Test
Op:
Schulz
04/19/2012
09:15 am
Par:
7
The test strip icon prompts you to insert a
test strip. Remove a test strip from its container and close the container again with
the stopper.
8
Hold the test strip so the lettering with the
test name is facing upward.
9
Slide the test strip into the test strip guide
in the direction indicated by the arrows.
PT
Slide the test strip in as far as it will go. A
beep tone indicates that the meter has
detected the test strip (provided the
beeper is enabled).
Exposure to external influences (such as humidity) may deteriorate the test strips and may lead
to error messages. Therefore, always close the container immediately after removing a test
strip.
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QC Test
Op:
09:15 am
Operator 1
184
04/19/2012
QC Test
*
09:15 am
New Code
QC 070
QC 050
QC 048
04/19/2012
QC Test
09:15 am
QC
04/19/2012
As with the test strips, a quality control code
chip is also provided with the control solutions. This chip informs the meter about the
acceptable ranges of results for that lot of
controls. The information on the code chip is
retained in the memory so you can use the
same control solutions at any time.
10 Select the code stored for your current
control solution, or touch New Code to
use a new control solution.
The first time you run a control, the meter
skips this QC Test screen option because
there are no code chip parameters in memory
yet. The next time you use the control, this
screen will display, offering you a pick of the
code(s) already stored as well as the option
New Code.
QC 060
Code: 184
Par:
Op:
Operator 1
If you are using a new test strip lot and have
not inserted the test strip code chip yet, you
must do so now. Otherwise you cannot perform a quality control test.
PT
If you are using a new control solution, remove
the strip code chip from the meter and insert
the code chip that came with the control solution instead.
If the code chips get mixed up, check the
letter on the code chips to tell them apart: A
capital S in front of the number indicates that
this code chip is for test strips. A capital C in
front of the number indicates that it is a control solution code chip.
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QC Test
QC:
999
Code: 184
Par:
Op:
Operator 1
09:15 am
PT
11 If performing more than one level, select
the level for this measurement.
Level 1
Level 2
04/19/2012
QC Test
09:15 am
QC:
999
Level: 1
Code: 184
Par: PT
Op:
Operator 1
The hourglass icon shows that the test strip is
warming up. When the warming-up process is
complete, a further beep (provided the beeper
is enabled) indicates that you can now apply
the control solution.
04/19/2012
QC Test
09:15 am
QC:
999
Level: 1
Code: 184
Par: PT
Op:
Operator 1
180 SEC
04/19/2012
104
The dropper icon flashes to indicate that the
meter is ready to perform the test and is waiting for the sample to be applied.
At the same time a 180-second countdown
begins. You must apply the sample within this
time, otherwise you will receive an error
message.
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12 Using the dropper, draw up the dissolved
contents of the bottle.
13 Apply a single drop of control solution
directly from the dropper to the semicircular, transparent sample application area
on top of the test strip. Do not add more
control solution.
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QC Test
09:15 am
QC:
999
Level: 1
Code: 184
Par: PT
Op:
Operator 1
You hear a beep when you have applied
enough control solution (provided the beeper
is enabled). The dropper icon disappears and
the test starts.
04/19/2012
QC Test
09:15 am
QC:
999
Level: 1
Code: 184
Par: PT
Op:
Operator 1
04/19/2012 09:15 am
Pass:
1.2 INR
(1.0 - 1.4 INR)
78 %Q
(53 - 99 %Q)
The result of the liquid quality control test is
displayed. It is automatically saved to memory.
The acceptable range of results for the liquid
control is displayed below the current result,
along with Pass or Fail.
04/19/2012
QC Test
09:15 am
QC:
999
Level: 1
Code: 184
Par: PT
Op:
Operator 1
Fail:
04/19/2012 09:15 am
0.9 INR
(1.0 - 1.4 INR)
110 %Q
(53 - 99 %Q)
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If a quality control test fails, an up arrow (too
high) or down arrow (too low) is displayed and
flashes.
Note: The arrow (next to the result) refers to
the INR result only.
If you have selected to display INR and
%Quick or INR and seconds, the (up or down)
arrow next to the result refers only to the INR
value.
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QC Comment
09:15 am
Acceptable Control
Cleaned Meter
.
15 Select the desired predefined comment(s)
from the pick list (if configured) or
16 Touch Custom to enter your own custom
comment. Use the keypad (as with login)
to enter your comment. A comment may
be up to 20 characters in length.
Doctor Notified
New Control Lot
Custom
17 Once you have selected the desired comment(s), touch
to return to the results
screen.
04/19/2012
Remove
14 If you want to add a comment, touch
09:15 am
After the test result is displayed, touch
. You will be prompted to remove the
strip.
18 Remove the test strip from the meter.
If you are performing a 2-level control, you will
now be asked to proceed with the second
level.
04/19/2012
19 Power the meter off.
20 Remove the quality control code chip from
the meter and store it with the controls.
21 Clean the meter if this becomes necessary
(see Chapter 9, Cleaning and Disinfecting
the Meter).
Dispose of controls and used test strips from control testing in accordance with the disposal policy of your facility. The control solution contains animal material, which should be considered as potentially
infectious.
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7
Review Results
The CoaguChek XS Plus meter can save 2000 patient test results as well as 500 liquid quality
control tests to memory, together with respective time and date. In addition, up to 60 code chip
records (contents of test strip code chips and control solution code chips) are stored. If you are
using operator and/or patient lists, a maximum of 5000 Operator and 4000 Patient IDs is allowed.
If memory is full when you perform a test, the oldest result is automatically deleted. The
most recent result is always saved. This applies both to patient results and to quality control
tests. In order to avoid the loss of stored test results, you can archive this data using a data
management system and the optional Handheld Base Unit (see page 115).
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Viewing test results
1
Place the meter on a level, vibration-free
surface, or hold it in your hand so it is
roughly horizontal.
2
Power the meter on by pressing the
button for approximately 1 second.
To power the meter off after use, press the
button for approximately 1 second.
Main Menu
09:15 am
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
04/19/2012
110
3
Wait until the main menu is displayed.
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Main Menu
09:15 am
4
Touch Review Results.
Patient Test
Control Test
Review Results
Setup
04/19/2012
Memory
09:15 am
Patient Result
5
Select the type of results you want to view.
■
Display Patient Result memory
■
Display QC Result memory
QC Result
04/19/2012
The following buttons for general use are
located in the views described below:
Menu icon: Return to main menu
Return icon: From the single-result display,
return to the list of results
Individual icon: List that contains entries for
this patient only
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Display patient result memory
This memory area contains all test results for
your patients, sorted according to the setting
you chose for the option Sort (see page 47). If
the Sort option is set to Date/Time, the most
recent results are at the top of the list.
Memory
09:15 am
PID01
04/18/2012 11:31 am
PID01
04/17/2012 10:10 am
1
Touch
and
to scroll to the entry
of choice on the screen.
2
Touch the entry you want to open.
PID01
04/16/2012 10:07 am
PID01
04/15/2012 10:01 am
PID01
04/14/2012 10:03 am
04/19/2012
Memory
09:15 am
The entry is displayed.
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
Op:
Operator 1
Par: PT
Code: 184
04/18/2012 11:31 am
2.5INR
21%Q
Doctor Notified
Sick
Travel
04/19/2012
3
Memory
P-ID: PID01
Smith, Henry
04/18/2012 11:31 am
2.5 INR 21 %Q
04/17/2012 10:15 am
3.0 INR 16 %Q
04/16/2012 09:58 am
1.7 INR 38 %Q
04/19/2012
112
09:15 am
Touch
. The results for the selected
patient are displayed.
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Display QC (quality control) result memory
This memory area contains all liquid quality
control tests that were run, sorted chronologically. The most recent results are at the top of
the list.
QC
09:15 am
04/18/2012 11:31 am
QC 999 Pass
04/17/2012 10:05 am
QC 234 Pass
1
Touch
and
to scroll to the entry
of choice on the screen.
2
Touch the entry you want to open.
04/16/2012 10:07 am
QC 623 Pass
04/15/2012 10:30 am
QC 333 Pass
04/14/2012 11:01 am
QC 432 Pass
04/19/2012
Memory
09:15 am
The entry is displayed.
QC:
999
Level: 1
Code: 184
Par: PT
Op:
Operator 1
04/18/2012 11:31 am
1.2 INR
Pass:
(1.0 - 1.4 INR)
78 %Q
(53 - 99 %Q)
New Control Lot
New Strip Lot
04/19/2012
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8
Extended Functionalities
Data handling
Note: Extended data handling functionality is dependent on the capabilities of the
particular Data Management System (DMS) being used and may vary.
When used in conjunction with the Handheld Base Unit from Roche (available separately), the
CoaguChek XS Plus meter can conveniently connect to a data management system (DMS). The
main advantages of such a connection between meter and DMS may include:
■
Transferring patient lists, operator lists, and settings from the DMS to the meter. In this
way the setup for daily work as well as general meter setup can be performed (for one or
more meters) quickly and conveniently.
■
Transferring all stored test results with the corresponding Patient ID, Operator ID, and
comments from the meter to the DMS. This transfer of data permits further evaluation or
proper archiving according to your needs.
Through the DMS the system administrator (such as the POC coordinator) may specify what settings are to be applied to a set of meters within a site or unit (e.g., hospitals or wards). All meters
assigned to a specific site and/or unit would consequently share the same settings. The different
operator and patient lists (that match a site or unit) are then made available on their respective
meters. Other settings such as QC Lockout and Operator Lockout may easily be set (once) and
distributed to all meters.
The option of setting up an Operator Lockout is available only when operator lists are created
on the DMS, stored in the meter, and Operator login is activated. For more details on Operator
login see page 64, for details on Operator Lockout see page 74.
Computer (Setup option)
For initial connection to a DMS, the ability to communicate within a network has to be set up as
follows:
■
In the Setup menu, the Connection option must be set to Computer (see page 54).
■
The Handheld Base Unit must be configured correctly. (For details please refer to the
manual of the Handheld Base Unit and the Technical Note stored on the Handheld Base
Unit itself.)
■
Place the meter on a Handheld Base Unit that is connected to the network. The meter will
automatically be recognized by the DMS and may now be assigned to a site and/or unit
managed by the DMS (if your DMS has that functionality).
■
Depending on DMS functionality available, the DMS may transfer settings and lists to the
meter as well as enable test results to be transferred from the meter to the DMS.
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Operator lists
After powering the meter on, an Operator login may be configured. There are two possible configurations for an Operator login:
Operator is activated, but there is no list available:
The Operator can log in via the onscreen keypad. The use of the meter is not restricted to
a predefined Operator group, so Operator IDs are entered via the onscreen keypad and
stored with test results for informational purposes only.
■
This first configuration is also available without a DMS.
Meters which are managed by a DMS may receive an Operator list.
Operator is activated, a list is available and displayed on the login screen:
The Operator selects the ID from the displayed list. If so configured by the Administrator,
the Operator may also be required to enter a password to log in.
■
When working with operator lists: The use of the meter is restricted to the operators on this
list.
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Patient lists
When starting a Patient Test, there will be the option of either selecting a Patient ID from a
patient list or entering the Patient ID using the onscreen keypad. The Patient ID, if entered on the
DMS, comes with an additional identification entry. Up to 20 characters can be used and
assigned as a second confirmation (e.g., name, date of birth).
There are four possible configurations for a Patient ID input:
■
The Patient ID is set to Optional or Required, and there is no list available:
A Patient ID can be entered manually via the onscreen keypad. The Patient ID is stored
with the test result.
■
The Patient ID is set to No, but there is a list available:
The list of Patient IDs is always shown when starting a test. You may now
–
select a patient from the list;
–
create a new patient entry by touching New. Instead of an ID a consecutive number will
be assigned to this result.
The Patient ID is set to Optional or Required, and there is a list available:
The list of Patient IDs is always shown when starting a measurement. You may now
■
–
select a patient from the list;
–
create a new patient entry by touching New. You may enter a new ID via the onscreen
keypad.
The Patient ID is set to “hidden” (only possible with a data management system), and
there is a list available:
A blank list is shown when starting a measurement. You may now create a new patient
entry by touching New and entering a new ID via the onscreen keypad.
■
When working with Patient lists, you have the following options:
■
A Patient ID does not have to be on the list to be used.
■
The meter displays a warning that the Patient ID entered is not on the list.
■
The meter displays an error message that the ID was not found on the list of valid Patient
IDs. You must enter a valid ID to proceed.
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Stored test results and comments
When performing a test, the test result will be stored along with additional information, including
the Patient ID, Operator ID, the kind of test performed, and optional Comments. The meter comes
with a default set of Comments that can be assigned to each test result. If you are working with
a DMS, these comments can be replaced by the comments in the DMS. The new wording will
then be available for selection from the Comments list in the meter.
Up to 3 comments can be assigned to each result.
The default preset comments in the meter are:
INR result comments
QC result comments
■
Asymptomatic
■
Acceptable Control
■
Cleaned Meter
■
Cleaned Meter
■
Doctor Notified
■
Doctor Notified
■
Sick
■
New Control Lot
■
Travel
■
New Lot Number
■
Lab Draw
■
New Strip Lot
■
No Action
■
New Strip/Kit Lot
■
Procedure Error
■
No Action
■
Under Medication
■
Procedure Error
■
Will Repeat Test
■
Proficiency Test
■
Changed Dosing
■
Repeat Control Test
■
RN Notified
■
Switched QC Vial
■
Will Repeat Test
For more information and technical details, please refer to the manual of the Handheld Base
Unit and the Technical Note stored on the Handheld Base Unit itself.
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9
Cleaning and Disinfecting the Meter
NOTICE
■
Observe the disinfection guidelines of your institution.
■
Use gloves.
Follow the procedures below to clean/disinfect the meter. Failure to
follow these procedures may cause malfunction of the meter.
■
Make sure the meter is powered off.
■
Do not spray anything onto the meter and do not immerse it in liquid.
■
Ensure that cloth or swab/bud is only damp, not wet, to protect against moisture entering
the meter.
Recommended cleaning/disinfecting solutions
Use only the following solutions for cleaning/disinfecting the meter (housing and test strip
guide).
■
70% ethanol or isopropyl alcohol
■
10% sodium hypochlorite solution (1 part bleach to 9 parts de-ionized water, made fresh
every 24 hours)
NOTICE
Do not use any other disinfectants/cleaning solutions on the meter
(housing or test strip guide). Use of other disinfectants/cleaning solutions could result in damage to the meter.
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Cleaning/disinfecting the exterior (meter housing)
Use the solutions recommended on page 119 for cleaning/disinfecting the meter exterior. Apply
the solutions for a contact time of > 1 minute (refer to the corresponding product labeling).
Ensure that the blue test strip guide cover remains tightly closed while cleaning the meter
housing.
1
With the meter powered off, wipe the
meter's exterior clean.
Do not let liquid accumulate near any opening. Ensure that no liquid enters the meter.
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2
With a fresh dry cloth or lint-free tissue,
wipe away residual moisture and fluids
after cleaning the housing.
3
Allow wiped areas to dry for at least
10 minutes before performing a test.
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Cleaning/disinfecting the test strip guide
Use the solutions recommended on page 119 for cleaning/disinfecting the test strip guide. Apply
the solutions for a contact time of > 1 minute (refer to the corresponding product labeling) using
lint-free cotton swabs/buds.
1
Remove the test strip guide cover to clean
it. (Use your thumbnail to open the cover of
the test strip guide by pressing its front
edge upward.) Move the cover safely away
from the meter. Then rinse the cover with
warm water or wipe it clean using the solutions recommended above. Let the test
strip guide cover dry for at least
10 minutes before re-attaching it.
2
Hold the meter upright with the test strip
guide facing down.
■
Clean the easily accessible white areas
with a moistened cotton swab/bud.
■
Ensure the swab/bud is only damp, not wet.
Wipe away residual moisture and fluids.
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NOTICE
Damage to the instrument
■
Ensure that no liquid enters the meter. If moisture enters the meter, it
may cause malfunction of the instrument.
■
Do not insert any objects in the test strip guide. Doing so may damage
the electrical contacts behind the test strip guide.
On completion of cleaning:
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3
With the cover off, let the test strip guide
dry for at least 10 minutes.
4
After this time, re-attach the test strip
guide cover to the housing. Make sure
that the cover is properly closed. You will
hear it snap into place.
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10 Troubleshooting
The CoaguChek XS Plus meter continually checks its systems for unexpected and unwanted
conditions. These may arise for technical reasons (defective components or consumables, environmental factors) or due to handling and procedure errors.
Depending on the circumstances, a message may appear on the display of the meter. These
messages are marked with an icon, either
for a status message, or
for an error message. All messages displayed by the system are accompanied by a description of the error and a
possible solution.
Take the action suggested on screen to resolve the problem. If the error disappears, you may
continue using the meter as desired. If the problem persists, contact Roche (see page 137).
The two different message types are illustrated below:
Message
Description
I-001: Battery Low
Battery Low
I-001
Status message
Touch
to proceed with the next step.
The battery is getting low.
Replace or recharge
battery pack as soon as
possible.
E-101: Patient ID
Required
Patient ID Required
E-101
A patient ID is required.
Enter a valid patient ID.
Error message
Touch
to exit this message. Perform the suggested step(s) to
solve the problem.
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E-406: Sample Error
Sample Error
E-406
Unsuitable sample
composition. Check your
procedure and repeat the
test with a fresh sample.
Check medication regimen
of patient.
Error message
Touch
to exit this message. Perform the suggested step(s) to
solve the problem.
Additional information on Error 406
Power the meter off and remove the test strip. Repeat the measurement using a new test strip
and blood taken from a new puncture site at the tip of another finger. Do not touch or remove the
test strip when a test is in progress.
Note on Error 406: The CoaguChek XS PT Test strip may be used for patients under a combination therapy of oral anticoagulants plus heparin injections. For maximum heparin concentrations
which do not interfere with the test, refer to the package insert. Under no circumstances, however, should heparinized capillary tubes be used for sample application. If capillary tubes are
used, use only the dedicated CoaguChek capillary tubes. Be sure to apply the blood drop to the
test strip within 15 seconds of lancing the fingertip. In rare cases, patients with long clotting
times (> 8 INR; < 5% Quick) may receive an “Error 406” message on the meter display. If this
error message appears again when the test is repeated, the result must be checked using
another method.
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Errors and unusual behavior without error messages
Some conditions may arise that have no associated error or status message.
Message
Description
No message or unusual
behavior
Wait 10 seconds and try powering on the unit again.
Meter display does not
power on
■
Meter displays an
unexpected result
Refer to the package insert for the test strips.
■
Check that the meter has power.
• If you are using the external power adapter, is it connected
properly to the meter?
Or:
• Place the meter in the Handheld Base Unit.
Or:
• If you are using the Handheld Battery Pack, is it properly
installed in the meter?
Automatic shutdown
The meter powers off after a configurable time without activity (e.g.,
pressing a key, touching the screen) to conserve energy. Reactivate
the meter/screen as described in the following:
Shutdown after time spec- ■ Press the On/Off button of the meter.
ified by system administrator (default is 5 minutes,
configurable by system
administrator)
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General Product Specifications
11 General Product Specifications
Technical data
Temperature range
+15 °C to +32 °C (59 °F to 90 °F)
Relative humidity
10 to 85% (no condensation)
Maximum altitude
4300 m (14,000 feet)
Position
Place the meter on a level, vibration-free surface or hold it so it is
roughly horizontal.
Measuring range
%Q: 120 – 5
SEC: 9.6 – 96
INR: 0.8 – 8.0
Memory
2000 patient and 500 QC results with date and time
60 code chip records
Operator lists up to 5000 Operator IDs with corresponding 2nd ID
(e.g., Operator Name)
Patient lists up to 4000 Patient IDs with corresponding 2nd and 3rd
Patient IDs (e.g., name, date of birth)
Interface
Infrared interface, LED/IRED Class 1
Battery operation
4 x 1.5 V batteries type AA
or special rechargeable battery pack for the CoaguChek XS Plus meter
Power connection
Power supply adapter: Input: 100-240 V / 50-60 Hz / 350-150 mA
Output: 7.5 V DC / 1.7 A
Number of tests
per set of batteries
Approx. 80 tests (approx. 60 tests per charge cycle when the rechargeable battery pack is used)
Safety class
III
Automatic power-off
Programmable 1 … 60 minutes
Dimensions
185 x 89 x 42 mm
Weight
311 g (without batteries)
Sample material
Sample type
Capillary whole blood or non-anticoagulated venous whole blood.
Sample size
At least 8 μL
Interactions
Refer to test strip package insert
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Storage and transport conditions
Temperature range
Meter (without batteries)
–25 °C to +70 °C (-13 °F to +158 °F)
Temperature range
Meter (with batteries)*
–10 °C to +50 °C (+14 °F to +122 °F)
Relative humidity
10 to 85 % (no condensation)
* At temperatures above +50 °C/122 °F the batteries could leak and damage the meter.
At temperatures below -10 °C/+14 °F the batteries do not have enough power to keep the
internal clock functioning.
Further Information
Ordering
Please contact Roche Diagnostics Customer Service at 1-800-428-4674.
Item
Description
Remarks
CoaguChek XS PT Test
2 x 24 test strips
04625315160
CoaguChek XS Pro PT Controls
Optional liquid controls for the
CoaguChek XS Plus/XS Pro systems
04625382160
CoaguChek Capillary Tubes/Bulbs
Capillary tubes
11621173001
Handheld Battery Pack
Rechargeable battery pack
04805640001
Handheld Base Unit Kit
Handheld Base Unit and Operator’s
Manual
04805658160
Reagents and solutions
Supplies are available through Roche Diagnostics. Contact your local Roche representative.
Product limitations
Please read the information in the package insert supplied with the test strips for detailed
product data and limitations.
Repairs
Please note that repairs and other modifications to the meter may only be performed by persons
authorized by Roche.
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Warranty
12 Warranty
CoaguChek XS Plus Meter Limited (1 Year) Warranty
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS warrants, to the original purchaser only, that the meter shall be free from
all defects in material and workmanship for a period of one year from the date of purchase.
Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy, with respect to the CoaguChek XS Plus meter and parts
thereof, shall be the repair and/or replacement of the meter or parts at the option of Roche
Diagnostics.
THE ABOVE WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, AND ROCHE
DIAGNOSTICS MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT
LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS BE LIABLE TO THE
PURCHASER OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT,
SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE
PURCHASE OR USE OF THE METER. NO WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, IF ANY IS IMPLIED FROMT HE SALE OF THE COAGUCHEK XS PLUS
METER. NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLLIED (IF ANY), SHALL EXTEND FOR A LONGER
DURATION THAN THE DURATION OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY STATED ABOVE.
The foregoing warranty shall not apply to a meter which is damaged by accident or subject to
alteration, misuse, tampering, and/or abuse, including the use of Dispatch products. Meters
which show damage or misuse will be handled in accordance with Roche Diagnostic’s non-warranty service policy. The warranty of the repaired/replacement meter will expire on the date of
the original warranty expiration or ninety (90) days after shipment of a replacement system,
whichever period is longer.
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Appendix
13 Appendix
Contact Roche
For all questions about the CoaguChek XS Plus system that are not answered in this manual,
contact your Roche representative or call Technical Service 24/7/365 at 1-800-428-4674 or visit
us online at www.poc.roche.com
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Supplement for Observed Test Sequence
14 Supplement for Observed Test Sequence
Observed Test Sequence (OTS)
Observed Test Sequence options can only be configured using a DMS. The availability of
electronic configuration options will thus vary according to the data management software
utilized by your institution. Consult your system administrator.
The Observed Test Sequence* (OTS) function allows an observer (supervisor) to assess and
record an operator’s performance (e.g., for recertification purposes). The observer monitors an
operator during a test to check that the test is being performed according to the recommended
procedures. He/she then evaluates the performance and passes or fails the operator. This
assessment is saved together with the test result and any desired comments.
*Note: This feature comes “disabled” on the meter system.
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Using the OTS function
A request for an Observed Test Sequence comes from the DMS. The presence of the
on the Patient Test button indicates a pending OTS request.
Main Menu
Observer:
09:15 am
1
Patient Test
Review Results
Setup
Pat. Test - OTS
Logout
09:15 am
OTS enabled
2
Touch Observer Login.
3
Wait until the observer list is displayed.
4
Select your observer ID by touching the
corresponding button.
Observer Login
Only operators with OTS observer rights are
listed in the Observer Login list.
Patient Test
Observer
04/19/2012
09:15 am
Alan Smithee
5
Enter the (optional) password.
Ann Casey
6
After you enter your password, touch
to log in. The Pat. Test - OTS menu is displayed again. The Patient Test button is
now active.
7
Hand the meter to the operator who can
now perform the patient test under
supervision.
Pat. Test - OTS
04/19/2012
09:15 am
OTS enabled
Observer Login
Patient Test
04/19/2012
140
Touch Patient Test.
In the Pat. Test -OTS menu, the Patient Test
button is grayed out (disabled) until the
observer has logged in.
Control Test
04/19/2012
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Pat. Test - OTS
09:15 am
Remove
09:15 am
Operator:
1
OTS enabled
Perform the patient test as usual. Once the
test is completed, the observer has to complete the next steps.
Observer Login
Patient Test
2
04/19/2012
Observer Login
I-010
Observer ALAN SMITHEE,
please log in to proceed.
Otherwise the OTS test will
not be complete.
Touch Patient Test.
Observer:
04/19/2012
Observer
09:15 am
3
Touch
4
After you enter your password, touch
to proceed with the assessment.
5
Assess the operator’s performance by
touching Pass or Fail.
6
Assess the test result by touching Accept
or Reject.
7
Touch
to add a comment.
8
Touch
screen.
to return to the Pat. Test - OTS
OTS passed:
Pass
Fail
Measurement Result OK?
Reject
Comment:
04/19/2012
Hand the meter back to the observer.
Accept
to log in again.
The OTS information is saved together with
the test result.
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Index
Index
A
Adapter (power supply)............................................................................................................................................24
Admin. password................................................................................................................................................. 58–63
Applying a blood sample..........................................................................................................................................91
Auto Off ..........................................................................................................................................................................52
B
Batteries
Inserting..................................................................................................................................................................27
Types........................................................................................................................................................................25
Beeper ............................................................................................................................................................ 49, 89, 102
Blood sample (testing)...................................................................................................................................... 77–96
C
Capillary blood sample (testing) ................................................................................................................... 77–96
Cleaning..............................................................................................................................................................119–122
Meter housing................................................................................................................................................... 120
Test strip guide ................................................................................................................................................. 121
Coagulation process ..................................................................................................................................................91
Code chip............................................................................................................................................................... 81–82
Inserting..................................................................................................................................................................81
Code number................................................................................................................................................................82
Comments
Adding.....................................................................................................................................................................95
Computer .......................................................................................................................................................................55
Connection ....................................................................................................................................................................55
Contrast ..........................................................................................................................................................................36
Control solution
Applying............................................................................................................................................................... 105
Code chip............................................................................................................................................................ 103
Preparing................................................................................................................................................................98
Custom range ........................................................................................................................................................69, 70
D
Data transfer .............................................................................................................................................................. 115
Date..................................................................................................................................................................................41
Disinfection .......................................................................................................................................................119–122
Display
Icons................................................................................................................................................................. 22–23
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Display format ............................................................................................................................................................. 45
Disposal ...........................................................................................................................................17, 25, 79, 96, 107
E
Error messages.......................................................................................................................................................... 123
F
Fingertip......................................................................................................................................................................... 91
I
Icons
Drop......................................................................................................................................................................... 90
Dropper................................................................................................................................................................ 104
Hourglass .....................................................................................................................................................90, 104
Identification plate ................................................................................................................................................5
Overview ......................................................................................................................................................... 22–23
Packaging.................................................................................................................................................................5
ID Setup .................................................................................................................................................................. 56–67
Overview ................................................................................................................................................................ 56
Infrared interface...............................................................................................................................................21, 115
K
Keypad............................................................................................................................................................................ 84
L
Lance .............................................................................................................................................................................. 91
Language ...................................................................................................................................................................... 40
Lockout
Operator................................................................................................................................................................. 74
Quality Control.............................................................................................................................................. 72, 86
Logout ............................................................................................................................................................................ 85
M
Mains voltage .....................................................................................................................................................19, 127
Measurement
Performing ..................................................................................................................................................... 86–96
Preparing ............................................................................................................................................................... 80
Measuring range...............................................................................................................................................93, 127
Memory
Button ................................................................................................................................................................... 111
Patient Result..................................................................................................................................................... 112
Quality Control................................................................................................................................................... 113
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Meter
Overview .................................................................................................................................................................20
O
Observed Test Sequence (OTS).................................................................................................................139–141
Operating conditions ....................................................................................................................................... 19, 127
Operator
Lockout ...................................................................................................................................................................74
Logout .....................................................................................................................................................................85
Password ................................................................................................................................................................85
Operator ID....................................................................................................................................................................64
Operator list......................................................................................................................................................... 85, 116
Options.................................................................................................................................................................... 47–55
Ordering....................................................................................................................................................................... 128
Overview
Meter elements....................................................................................................................................................20
Setup................................................................................................................................................................ 32–35
P
Password ........................................................................................................................................................................85
Patient ID........................................................................................................................................................................65
Patient list ............................................................................................................................................................ 88, 117
Power adapter ..............................................................................................................................................................24
Power on ........................................................................................................................................................................83
Power supply
Charging terminals (Handheld Base Unit) ................................................................................................21
Product specifications............................................................................................................................................ 127
Putting the meter into operation ................................................................................................................... 26–28
Q
QC Range.......................................................................................................................................................................69
QC Settings............................................................................................................................................................ 68–73
Quality Control
Lockout ............................................................................................................................................................72, 86
Memory................................................................................................................................................................ 113
Preparing................................................................................................................................................................98
Result.................................................................................................................................................................... 106
R
Relative humidity............................................................................................................................................... 19, 127
Reset button..................................................................................................................................................................21
Result confirmation .............................................................................................................................................39, 94
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Index
Review Results ................................................................................................................................................ 109–118
Data transfer ...................................................................................................................................................... 115
Roche (Addresses) .................................................................................................................................................. 137
S
Safety
Protection against infection ........................................................................................................................... 16
User qualification ............................................................................................................................................... 16
Screen...................................................................................................................................................................... 36–46
Setup
Admin. password......................................................................................................................................... 58–63
Auto Off.................................................................................................................................................................. 52
Beeper .................................................................................................................................................................... 49
Computer............................................................................................................................................................... 55
Contrast.................................................................................................................................................................. 36
Date ......................................................................................................................................................................... 41
Display format ..................................................................................................................................................... 45
ID Setup .......................................................................................................................................................... 56–67
Language .............................................................................................................................................................. 40
Operator ID........................................................................................................................................................... 64
Options............................................................................................................................................................ 47–55
Patient ID............................................................................................................................................................... 65
Result confirmation ........................................................................................................................................... 39
Screen.............................................................................................................................................................. 36–46
Sort .......................................................................................................................................................................... 47
Time......................................................................................................................................................................... 43
Units ........................................................................................................................................................................ 37
Software license ....................................................................................................................................................... 129
Sort .................................................................................................................................................................................. 47
Switching on the meter............................................................................................................................................ 83
Symbols
Error messages.................................................................................................................................................. 123
System Administrator ........................................................................................................................................ 58–63
T
Target value.................................................................................................................................................................. 71
Temperature range....................................................................................................................................19, 77, 127
Test principle ............................................................................................................................................................... 13
Test result (patient test)........................................................................................................................................... 93
Test result (quality control)................................................................................................................................... 106
Test strip
Icon.................................................................................................................................................................89, 102
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Index
Inserting........................................................................................................................................................ 89, 102
Test strip guide cover ............................................................................................................................................. 121
Thromboplastin ............................................................................................................................................................13
Time..................................................................................................................................................................................43
Troubleshooting........................................................................................................................................................ 123
U
Unit (test result)...........................................................................................................................................................93
Units (of measure)......................................................................................................................................................37
V
Voltage ............................................................................................................................................................................19
W
Warranty ...................................................................................................................................................................... 136
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Notes
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