IEC 60601-2-51:2003 Withdrawn

Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-51: Particular requirements for safety, including essential performance, of recording and analysing single channel and multichannel electrocardiographs

Note: this publication has been replaced by IEC 60601-2-25:2011


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Establishes particular requirements, in addition to the requirements of IEC 60601-2-25, for the safety, including essential performance of recording and analysing single channel and multichannel electrocardiographs. These requirements shall apply particularly to - recording electrocardiographs; - electrocardiographs which are part of other medical electrical equipment, for example exercise testing systems, if this equipment is used to record ECGs for diagnostic purposes; - electrocardiographs which are used as output units for ECG data base management systems or electrocardiographs which are used as output units located at other places than the recording unit; - analyzing electrocardiographs, systems, and computing devices which by means of electronic data processing and pattern recognition derive measurements (e.g. intervals and amplitudes) and diagnostic statements from the ECG; - those parts of patient monitors or other specialised electrocardiographs that are capable of performing the functions of the analyzing electrocardiographs.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2003-02-27
Available language(s)English, English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 62/SC 62D - Electromedical equipmentrss
ICS11.040.60 - Therapy equipment
File size3035 KB

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