Q: Which functions does LIFEPAK® 20e have?


A:  The device has four primary functions:

  • Defibrillation
  • Manual or semi-automatic (AED) defibrillation
  • Synchronized cardioversion in manual mode
  • Leads-off detection for therapy and ECG electrodes
  • Noninvasive pacing
    • Demand and nondemand modes of operation
  • Capture patient information
  • Stores both patient and device data at each event
  • Real-time clock provides time stamps for events
  • Provides operator review of started events for printout


  • Patient signal monitoring
  • Displays up to two waveforms at once
  • Displays a continuous pulse oximetry (SpO2) readout
  • Displays a continuous End-tidal carbon dioxide (EtCO2) readout
  • Displays a continuous heart rate readout
  • Displays waveform pace and sense markers
  • Monitors for ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia and sounds a warning alarm
  • Prints continuous ECG data Service features include calibration and diagnostic functions

Errors and omission excepted