Use of Electrosurgical Equipment

PROCEDURE:
 
1.  The integrity of all electrical components must be 
    assured; all connecting cords, interactive patient plate, 
    and electrodes should be in good condition.
 
2.  In order to protect the patient from injury and to assure 
    the best results, pre-lubricated conductive pads should 
    be applied to the appropriate portion of the patient's 
    body.
 
3.  Routine certification, at least annually or pursuant to 
    manufacturers' recommendations, should be done as a part 
    of the biomedical inspection of this unit.
 
4.  Laser equipment shall be calibrated and checked per 
    recommendation of the manufacturer.

Approved By Governing Board    
PE.3    
Control #61.0
GUPTA GASTRO