IEC TR 61289:2019 RLV 
Redline version

High frequency surgical equipment and high frequency surgical accessories - Operation and maintenance


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IEC TR 61289:2019 RLV contains both the official IEC International Standard and its Redline version. The Redline version is available in English only and provides you with a quick and easy way to compare all the changes between the official IEC Standard and its previous edition.

IEC TR 61289:2019 contains guidelines for medical and nursing personnel regarding the safe and effective operation of HIGH FREQUENCY SURGICAL EQUIPMENT and HIGH FREQUENCY SURGICAL ACCESSORIES (also referred to as HF SURGICAL EQUIPMENT in this document). It is also of use to scientific/technical staff who have responsibility for the maintenance of this equipment. The application guidelines in this document deal with the safe operation of HIGH FREQUENCY SURGICAL EQUIPMENT constructed according to the safety requirements of IEC 60601-1 and IEC 60601-2-2. Not all existing HIGH FREQUENCY SURGICAL EQUIPMENT meets the minimum requirements of current international standards, however, the guidelines in this document is still helpful in utilizing these devices. IEC TR 61289:2019 cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2011. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) general adaption to IEC 60601-2-2:2017;
b) refinement and additions to the defined terms;
d) consideration of the HIGH CURRENT MODE;
e) update of symbols.

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Publication typeTechnical Report
Publication date2019-05-10
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 62/SC 62D - Electromedical equipmentrss
ICS11.040.01 - Medical equipment in general
Stability date  2023
File size1459 KB

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