Children under 8 years of age or weighing less than 55 pounds (25 kg), including infants, should be treated using HeartStart Infant/Child SMART Pads. These pads instruct the defibrillator to reduce the energy of its shock from 150 to 50 Joules (J), a more appropriate dosage.1,2. The Infant/Child Pads cartridge is marked with an indication of patient weight and with a teddy bear icon for easy identification
Philips Heartstart Onsite Infant Child Electrode Pads Cartridge M5072A SMART Pads reduce the defibrillator's shock energy, so that an infant or child suffering sudden cardiac arrest can be treated successfully.
“Using the HeartStart Onsite.” With the Infant/Child Pads Cartridge inserted, the Onsite automatically reduces the defibrillation energy from the adult dose of 150 joules to 50 Joules† and provides optional infant/child CPR Coaching. Place the pads exactly as shown on the illustration on the pads.
Technical Specifications for Onsite Infant Child Electrode Pads Cartridge M5072A:
Disposable, adhesive defibrillation pads with a nominal active surface area of 85 cm2 each, provided in a snap-in cartridge with an integrated 40 inch (101.6 cm), typical, cable. Cartridge incorporates teddy bear icon on cover of seal for ready identification.