Sapphire Epidural

The Sapphire Epidural pump is dedicated to Epidural infusion. 


While sharing the key benefits with the Sapphire infusion platform, the dedicated Epidural pump is tailored for Epidural applications:

  • Yellow colored sets, Yellow colored faceplate, on-screen yellow colored label
  • Limited rate ranges to ensure safe Epidural infusion.

The Sapphire Epidural includes several modes of delivery:

  • PCEA (patient controlled epidural analgesia) – patient controlled “on-demand doses” with optional basal rate and loading dose.
  • Intermittent Epidural – scheduled doses and optional basal rate.
  • PIEB – combines the intermittent scheduled doses with PCEA. Giving priority to the intermittent dose to ensure PIEB delivery and avoidance of dose stacking.

* For a complete Epidural infusion system see the Sapphire Epidural administration sets, bolus handle and lockboxes.

Pump Specifications 

Pump
Type

Volumetric, single-channel, touch screen pump, Q Core Flow Control

Multi-Therapy
Infusion Modes

Continuous, PCEA, Intermittent and PIEB

Dimensions

(H x W x D) 143 x 96 x 49 mm (5.63 x 3.78 x 1.93 in)

Weight

418 g (14.7 oz) without battery

Touch Screen

3.2” color portrait QVGA (64K colors)

Battery

Rechargeable Li-lon battery 7.4V 1960mA/h

Battery Operation Time

~24 hrs @ 125 ml/hr (with fully charged battery and back-light off)

Degree of Protection Against Ingress of Water and Dust

IP24 splash/dust standard according to IEC 60601-1-11

Power Source

AC adaptor 100 – 240 VAC 50 – 60 Hz

Volume (VTBI)

1 – 9,999 ml with increments of 0.1 mL

Flow Rate

Basal rate: 0.1-25 mL/h with increments of 0.1 mL/h
Bolus / Dose rate: 125 mL/h or 200 mL/h

KVO Rate

Up to 20 mL/h with increments of 0.1 mL/h

Flow Rate Accuracy

± 2.5% according to IEC 60601-2-24

Disposable Set

Automatic anti-free-flow set

Downstream Occlusion

Up to 17.4 PSI (1.2 Bar)

Prime

Manual or automatic priming (600 or 900 mL/h)

Special Features

PIEB, Yellow colored tubing and screen scheme, Easy to use, customizable, Preprogram (20 pre-set protocols), automatoc lockout, on-screen alarm troubleshooting instructions, hard limits set up, protected programming, event log, custom drug library compatible

* sapphire is manufactured by QCORE Medical ltd.

29 Yad Haruzim St., P.O.Box 8639, Netanya 4250529, Israel

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