BodyGuard® 323
Multi-Therapy Ambulatory Infusion Pump

Multiply Your Options for Care

Five infusion modes let you deliver antibiotics, chemotherapy, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), patient-controlled analgesia (PCA), and general fluids therapy. Mount the BodyGuard 323 infusion pump on an IV pole or send it home with the patient.

Key Features

  • Simple Controls. For most therapies, there are only three controls the patient needs to use.
  • Five Infusion Modes. Continuous, Intermittent, TPN, PCA, 25-Step (Multi-Step).
  • Wide Range of Flow Rates. 0.1 to 1200 mL/hr. Permits a wide range of therapies.
  • Automatic Backup Battery. When installed in the pole-mount charger, the pump switches from AC power to battery backup whenever power is interrupted.

Main Features

  • Pole-Mount or Portable. Use one pump for hospital, clinic, or patient’s home.
  • Two Power Options. Operates on AC (mains) power or on batteries.
  • Three Battery Options. Choose one standard or extended-life rechargeable battery, or two 9V disposable ones.
  • Small and Lightweight. Easy to carry and fits in tight spaces.
  • 3-Level Access Code. Prevents accidental or unauthorized pump program changes.

Safety Features

  • In All Infusion Modes
  • Triple Free-Flow Protection. BodyGuard® tubing sets include a clamp and backcheck/anti-free-flow valve. A spring-loaded plate pinches the tubing when the pump door is closed.
  • Double Air-in-Line Protection. The ultrasonic air sensor triggers an alarm if an air bubble exceeds 5 mL or if the total volume of air over 15 minutes exceeds your specified volume (adjustable 0.1 to 2 mL).
  • Maximum Flow Rate Limit. Set this limit to protect against possible large programming errors. The limit applies to all infusion modes.
  • Upstream and Downstream Occlusion Protection. System occlusion above or below the pump will trigger an Air/Up Occlusion or Down Occlusion alarm.
  • Adjustable Occlusion Pressure. Configure downstream occlusion pressure to fit your therapy.
  • Unattended Pump Alert. The pump will alert you if it has been powered on but is not infusing, and two minutes have passed without a control key being pressed.
  • Backup Power Source. When installed in the pole-mount charger, the pump switches from AC (mains) power to battery backup whenever power is interrupted.
  • Mandatory Repeat Program Verification. Whenever the infusion program ends, you must either confirm the infusion settings or change them before repeating the infusion.
  • Event Log. The pump automatically records operating events into a database that gives you an infusion history. It also helps you diagnose and prevent pump problems.
  • Latex-Free, Non-DEHP Administration Sets. For patient protection, BodyGuard® tubing sets do not contain latex or Di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).
  • In PCA Infusion Mode
  • Automatic Program Lock. Prevents tampering with, or unauthorized changes to, narcotic medication infusion program information.
  • Adjustable Bolus Delivery Speed. You can set the pump to deliver bolus doses at different rates for better results depending on the patient’s therapy.
  • Basal and Bolus Titration Limits. For redundant protection against over-infusion, you can set a master limit on medication amount delivered, plus different limits for specific patients.
  • Accumulation Limits for Set Time Periods. To further protect against over-infusion, you can limit the maximum medication the pump can deliver during one to 24 hours.
  • Dimensions
  • 4.5 x 3.5 x 1.6 in. (11.2 x 8.9 x 3.9 cm) (H/W/D)
  • Weight
  • 13.8 oz. (390 g) (with standard battery)
  • Infusion Modes
  • Continuous
  • Intermittent
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
  • Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
  • 25-Step (Multi-Step)
  • Total Infusion Volume
  • Continuous, Intermittent, TPN: 0.1 to 9999 mL
  • PCA: 0 to 1000 mL
  • 25-Step: 0.1 to 9999 mL, each step (accumulated volume, all steps: 10 mL)
  • Flow Rate Range 0.1 to 1200 mL/hr
  • in 0.1 mL increments up to 99.9 mL/hr
  • in 1 mL increments from 100 to 1200 mL/hr
  • Delivery Accuracy
  • ± 5%
  • KVO Rate
  • 0 (off) to 5 mL/hr (in 0.1 mL increments)
  • Air Sensor
  • Ultrasonic, adjustable 0.1 to 2 mL air bubble size (total air volume)
  • Maximum Pressure Adjustable
  • 21 psi (high)
  • 14 psi (normal)
  • 7 psi (low)
  • Power Supply
  • 100 – 240V AC, 50/60 Hz (10W / 0.3A max)
  • Battery 3 Options
  • One (1) standard lithium-ion rechargeable, 7.4V 1800 mAh
  • One (1) extended-life lithium-ion rechargeable, 7.4V 3600 mAh
  • Two (2) 9V alkaline disposable
  • Battery Life Rechargeable battery (1800 mAh)
  • Approx. 15 hours at 125 mL
  • Disposable batteries:
  • 8 to 10 hours at 125 mL/hr
  • 12 to 14 hours at 90 mL/hr
  • Battery Charging
  • Battery charges automatically when installed in charger connected to AC (mains) power.
  • < 8 hours required to charge fully-depleted battery.
  • Alert Conditions
  • End Program
  • Low Battery
  • End Battery
  • Pump Unattended
  • Pump locked
  • Missing Key (administration set)
  • Wrong Program Data
  • Alarm Conditions
  • Air-in-Line
  • Occlusion (up/down)
  • Door Open
  • Error (System Malfunction)
  • BodyComm® History Download Option
  • Download and print a detailed infusion history for the pump.
  • BodyGuard® Administration Sets
  • Connect with any standard reservoir
  • Include integrated check valve
  • Non-DEHP PVC
  • Do not contain natural rubber latex

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