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Table 2 Test data for syringe pumps

From: Adhoc electromagnetic compatibility testing of non-implantable medical devices and radio frequency identification

   Probably not clinically significant Device inoperable Probably clinically significant All experiments
Syringe Pump #1 (1994) Occurrences of EMI 4 10 0 10 (50%)
Max Distance of EMI (cm) 23 40 - 40
RFID Reader Code causing EMI 5,8,10,11 5,7-11,15-18 N/A 5,7-11,15-18
Syringe Pump #2 (2004) Occurrences of EMI 3 2 0 3 (15%)
Max Distance of EMI (cm) 59 59 - 59
RFID Reader Code causing EMI 15-17 15,17 N/A 15-17
Syringe Pump #3 (2002) Occurrences of EMI 0 0 0 0 (0%)
Max Distance of EMI (cm) - - - -
RFID Reader Code causing EMI N/A N/A N/A N/A
  1. The EMI Occurrences row represents the number of times EMI occurred during a test (n = 20). One experiment was defined as all testing performed on one medical device with one RFID system. Therefore the All Experiments column indicates whether any EMI occurred for a particular RFID system and does not indicate whether multiple effects were caused by the same RFID system. Production years for devices tested in parenthesis.