Symbol Library


Philips Symbol Library Page Two

    Introduction to the Symbol Library, Page Two


    This symbols library provides definitions for symbols that are used without accompanying text in the labeling for Philips medical devices.

    The entries are organized into categories on two pages:
     

    Controls

    Movement related
    Electricity and electronics

    Light and optics

    Miscellaneous

    Classification and identification of equipment

    Safety signs

    Transport, handling, and packaging

    Information and communication

    X-ray

    Medical instruments and blood processing

    IGT

    Patient monitoring

    MR

     

    References to international standards are in a brief form. The full references are below:
     

    IEC TR 60878:2015 (ed. 3.0), Graphical symbols for electrical equipment in medical practice

    IEC 60417:2002 DB, Graphical symbols for use on equipment

    ISO 7010:2011, Graphical symbols – Safety colours and safety signs – Registered safety signs.

    ISO 7000:2014 (ed. 5.0), Graphical symbols for use on equipment -- Registered symbols

    EN 50419:2006, Marking of electrical and electronic equipment in accordance with Article 11(2) of Directive 2002/96/EC (WEEE) 

     

    X-Ray

    Reference
    Symbol
    Name
    Definition
    Note
    X-Ray
    Biplane Fluoroscopy
    Biplane Fluoroscopy
    Selects biplane fluoroscopy
    combines IEC 60417 5330 and 5364
    X-Ray
    Missing Symbol
    Fluoroscopy
    Selects fluoroscopy acquisition
    IEC 60417 5330 (the eye) plus other elements
    X-Ray
    Missing Symbol
    Fluoroscopy Flavor 1
    Selects the fluoroscopy flavor
    IEC 60417 5330 (the eye) plus other elements. May appear as
    Missing Symbol
    X-Ray
    Missing Symbol
    Fluoroscopy Flavor 2
    Selects the fluoroscopy flavor
    IEC 60417 5330 (the eye) plus other elements. May appear as
    two dashes under an eye
    X-Ray
    Missing Symbol
    Fluoroscopy Flavor 3
    Selects the fluoroscopy flavor
    IEC 60417 5330 (the eye) plus other elements. May appear as
    three dashes under an eye
    X-Ray
    Missing Symbol
    Frontal Fluoroscopy
    Selects fluoroscopy on the frontal channel
    Combines IEC 60417 5330 and 5338
    IEC 60417-5330
    5330
    Radioscopy
    To identify controls or indicators for radioscopy (fluoroscopy).
    May appear as
    Missing Symbol
    IEC 60417-5337
    5337
    X-ray tube
    To indicate a reference to the X-ray tube, for example to identify the surface of a component such as a focused anti-scatter grid, that has to be oriented towards the X-ray tube.
    IEC 60417-5338
    Xray source
    X-ray source assembly
    To indicate a reference to an X-ray source assembly.
    X-Ray
    Lateral Fluoroscopy
    Lateral Fluoroscopy
    Selects fluoroscopy on the lateral channel
    IEC 60417-5339
    Xray source assembly
    X-ray source assembly, emitting
    To indicate the emission or the imminent emission of X-radiation.
    IEC 60417-5364
    5364
    Radiodiagnostic simultaneous bi-plane operation
    To indicate a reference to simultaneous operation of two X-ray tubes.
    IEC 60417-5376
    5376
    X-ray image intensifier
    To indicate a reference to an X-ray image intensifier.
    May appear as:
    5376
    IEC 60417-5385
    5385
    Beam limiting device, open
    To identify controls for opening the beam limiting device or to identify its partially or fully open state.
    May appear as:
    beam limiting device dark
    IEC 6078-5386
    beam limiting device closed
    Beam limiting device, closed
    To identify controls for closing the beam limiting device or to identify its closed state.
    May appear as:
    beam limiting closed
    IEC 60417-5392
    5392
    Patient support, tilting
    To identify the control for tilting the patient support or examination table.
    May appear as:
    5392
    tilt right
    tilt up and down
    IEC 60417-5398
    patient cradle
    Patient cradle, rotation about its longitudinal axis
    To identify the control for rotation of the patient cradle about its longitudinal axis
    May appear as:
    cradle left arrow
    cradle right arrow
    IEC 60417-5395
    5395
    Patient support, orthogonal movement to its plane
    To identify the control for the movement orthogonal to the plane of the patient support (table height).
    May appear as:
    5395
    IEC 60417-5396
    5396
    Patient support, movements in its plane
    To identify controls for movements in the plane of the patient support.
    May appear as:
    5396

    Medical instruments and blood processing

    Reference
    Symbol
    Name
    Definition
    Note
    2725
    2725
    Contains or presence of
    On medical devices: to indicate that the equipment contains the identified product or substance.

    IGT

    Reference
    Symbol
    Name
    Definition
    Note
    IGT
    Accept
    Accept
    Moves the stand to the position indicated in the user interface
    IGT
    Accept (alternate)
    Accept (alternate)
    IGT
    Copy to Reference 1
    Copy to Reference 1
    Copies the image to the Reference 1 viewer window
    IGT
    Copy to Reference 2
    Copy to Reference 2
    Copies the image to the Reference 2 viewer window
    IGT
    Copy to Reference 3
    Copy to Reference 3
    Copies the image to the Reference 3 viewer window
    IGT
    write data 1
    Write data into store 1
    To identify the control or the indicator for writing data into store 1
    IGT
    write data 2
    Write data into store 2
    To identify the control or the indicator for writing data into store 2
    IGT
    Disable Movement
    Disable Movement
    Disables geometry movements
    IGT
    Emergency Stop
    Emergency Stop
    Stops all geometry movements
    IGT
    File Overview
    File Overview
    Displays multiple images from the selected folder
    IGT
    File Replay
    File Replay
    Replays the file as a movie
    IGT
    Fluoro Store
    Fluoro Store
    Stores the displayed fluoroscopy images
    IGT
    Frontal Stand Rotation
    Frontal Stand
    Selects the frontal stand
    IGT
    Missing Symbol
    Frontal Stand Angulation
    Sets the angulation of the frontal stand
    IGT
    Frontal Stand Rotation
    Frontal Stand Rotation
    Rotates the frontal stand
    IGT
    Image Subtraction
    Image Subtraction
    Turns the subtraction function on/off
    May also appear as:
    Image Subtraction Symbol
    IGT
    Landmarking
    Landmarking
    Activates the Landmarking function to fade background anatomy in/out
    IGT
    Lateral Stand
    Lateral Stand
    Selects the lateral stand
    IGT
    Lateral Stand Rotation
    Lateral Stand Rotation/Angulation
    Sets the angulation/rotation of the lateral stand
    IGT
    Move Left Wedge
    Move Left Wedge
    Moves the left wedge
    IGT
    Move Right Wedge
    Move Right Wedge
    Moves the right wedge
    IGT
    Move Stand Laterally
    Move Stand Laterally
    Moves the stand in a lateral direction
    IGT
    Move Stand Longitudinally
    Move Stand Longitudinally
    Moves the stand in a longitudinal direction
    IGT
    Next Image
    Next Image
    Displays the next image
    IGT
    Next Page
    Next Page
    Displays the next page of images in overview mode
    IGT
    Next Series
    Next Series
    Displays the next series
    IGT
    Park Stand
    Park Stand
    Rotates the stand in the direction indicated to the park position
    IGT
    Park Stand 2
    Park Stand 2
    Rotates the stand in the direction indicated to the park position

    IEC 60417:5570

    IEC 60417:5399

    Pivot Lock
    Pivot Lock Switch
    Unlocks the table pivot lock
    IGT
    Exposure
    Exposure
    Selects exposure acquisition.
    IGT
    Previous Image
    Previous Image
    Displays the previous image
    IGT
    Previous Page
    Previous Page
    Displays the previous page of images in overview mode
    IGT
    Previous Series
    Or
    previous series symbol
    Previous Series
    Displays the previous series
    IGT
    Reset Buzzer
    Reset Buzzer
    Resets the fluoroscopy buzzer
    IGT
    Reset Stand
    Reset Stand
    Resets the stand to the default position
    IGT
    Roadmap
    Roadmap
    Activates the Roadmap function
    IGT
    Rotate Detector
    Rotate Detector
    Rotates the detector
    IGT
    Rotate Left Wedge
    Rotate Left Wedge
    Rotates the left wedge
    IGT
    Rotate Right Wedge
    Rotate Right Wedge
    Rotates the right wedge
    IGT
    Select Current Image as Mask
    Select Current Image as Mask
    Selects the currently displayed image as the mask for the Subtraction function
    IGT
    Exposure Channel
    Select Exposure Channel
    Selects the channel for exposure acquisition
    IGT
    Series
    Series
    Displays/indicates a series
    IGT
    Series Overview
    Series Overview
    Displays an overview of the series
    IGT
    Series Replay
    Or
    series replay symbol
    Series Replay
    Replays the series as a movie
    IGT
    Missing Symbol
    SID
    Sets the source-to-image distance
    IGT
    Missing Symbol
    Single Image
    Displays/indicates an image
    IGT
    Missing Symbol
    Battery
    To identify a device related to the power supply by battery
    IGT
    Missing Symbol
    SmartMask
    Selects the current image as the SmartMask image
    IEC 60417:5885
    snapshot symbol
    Snapshot
    Creates a snapshot (image file)
    May also appear as:
    Missing Symbol
    IGT
    zoom panning symbol
    Fixed zoom/panning
    To identify the control to enlarge the region of interest of the displayed image (zoom) and pan it
    IGT
    Missing Symbol
    Swivel Backward
    Swivels the table towards the foot end
    IGT
    Missing Symbol
    Swivel Forward
    Swivels the table towards the head end
    IGT
    Missing Symbol
    Video On
    Switches on the video displays without powering on the full system
    IGT
    Missing Symbol
    Or
    remote control focus
    Remote control focus
    Moves the focus of the remote control (viewpad) between the live X-ray window and each of the reference windows
    IGT
    Missing Symbol
    Input for catheter connector
    IGT
    Missing Symbol
    Strong magnetic field is present
    IGT
    landscape alignment symbol
    Reset detector alignment landscape
    Reset the detector orientation to landscape position
    IGT
    portrait alignment symbol
    Reset detector alignment portrait
    Reset the detector orientation to portrait position
    IGT
    table side section symbol
    Table side selection
    Used on the module on rotatable switch to indicate position of the patient in respect to position of the module
    IEC 60417-5328
    radiographic control symbol
    Radiographic control
    To identify controls or indicators for radiography, for example for radiographic release.
    May appear as:
    radiographic control symbol
    IGT
    radiographic icon single symbol
    Single shot radiographic control (Single shot exposure release)
    Prepare and perform single-shot radiography (exposure)
    IGT
    toggle radiography symbol
    or
    Exposure Channel
    Select exposure channel
    Toggle between frontal/lateral/biplane channel for exposure
    IGT
    wireless indicator symbol
    Wireless indicator
    Identifies a device supporting wireless data transmission
    IGT
    previous selection symbol
    Previous/Next series selection
    Selects previous/next series for display
    IGT
    previous image symbol
    Previous/Next image selection
    Selects previous/next image for display
    IGT
    laser symbol
    Laser
    Radiation of laser apparatus
    IGT
    patient straps symbol
    Patient straps label
    Shows the correct use of patient straps
    IGT
    eifu symbol
    eIFU
    Indicates that the F1 key opens the electronic version of the Instructions for Use

    Patient monitoring

    Reference
    Symbol
    Name
    Definition
    Note
    IEC 60878 5643
    5643
    Zero line shift
    To identify the control to shift the zero line in a positive or negative direction.
    • Note 1 – To indicate a shift of the zero line in one direction only omit the other arrow.
    IEC 60878 5647
    5647
    Display in cascade
    To identify the control or the indicator for displaying one channel in a cascade mode, for example on a medical monitoring equipment, to follow characteristics of a patient, such as electrocardiogram (ECG).
    IEC 60878 5648
    5648
    Display transfer
    To identify the control or the indicator for transfering the display parameters from one channel to another, for example, on patient monitoring equipment, for moving the ECG signal from the upper channel to the lower channel.
    IEC 60878 5652
    5652
    Baseline adjustment
    To identify the control or the indicator for adjusting the baseline.
    IEC 60878 5653
    5653
    Baseline reset to a determined value
    To identify the control which compensates for deviations, in order to reset the displayed base level, e.g. to a specific set point.
    IEC 60878 5847
    5647
    Trend
    To indicate a reference to trend information.
    IEC 60878 5658
    5658
    Distance measurement
    To identify the control or the indicator for measuring a distance.
    IEC 60878 5795
    5795
    ECG triggered display
    To identify the control or the indicator for the display of electrocardiogram (ECG) triggered sequences.
    IEC 60878 5737
    5737
    Respiratory triggering
    To identify the control or the indicator to select respiratory triggering, for example on lithotripsy equipment for the release of shockwaves.
    IEC 60878 5649
    5649
    ALARMS LIMITS
    To identify the control to display or set ALARM LIMITS.
    IEC 60878 5650
    5650
    Upper ALARMS LIMIT
    To identify the control to display or set the upper ALARM LIMIT.
    IEC 60878 5651
    5651
    Lower ALARMS LIMIT
    To identify the control to display or set the lower ALARM LIMIT.

    MR Symbols

    Reference
    Symbol
    Name
    Definition
    Note
    MR
    light-visor
    Light Visor
    To identify controls for indication of the centre of the radiation field by light.
    MR
    manual-mode
    Manual Mode
    To indicate a reference to a manually controlled movement
    MR
    music
    Music volume
    To identify controls or terminals related to audio signals and to indicate the position of the music volume indicators.
    MR
    scanplane
    Travel to Scanplane
    To identify the control or the indicator to move the object or the targeting device into the target position.
    MR
    no-MR
    Only use MR-compatible devices
    Indicates to medical staff to only use devices labelled as MR Conditional or MR Safe inside the MR magnet room
    MR
    no-neuros
    No neurostimulator devices
    Indicates to staff to prevent (non-MR compatible) neurostimulator devices from entering the MR magnet room
    MR
    no-scissors
    No scissors, tools or keys
    Indicates to staff to prevent (non-MR compatible) tools, like scissors, screw drivers, keys etc from entering the MR magnet room
    MR
    no- personal-apparel
    No personal apparel
    Indicates to staff to prevent (non-MR compatible) personal apparel, like hairclips, watches, sometimes glasses, etc, from entering the MR magnet room
    MR
    emg-tel
    Emergency telephone number
    To indicate emergency telephone number
    MR
    input-catheter
    Input for catheter connector
    MR
    strong-magnetic
    Strong magnetic field is present
    MR
    no-wheelchairs
    No wheel chairs, beds, drip stands, life supporting equipment
    To indicate a reference to simultaneous operation of two X-ray tubes.
    MR
    magnetic media
    Magnetic media prohibited (credit cards, diskettes, magnetic tapes)
    Magnetic media prohibited (credit cards, diskettes, magnetic tapes)
    MR
    increase
    Increase/decrease
    To indicate increase/decrease for various functions
    MR
    Max-work
    Maximum working load
    Maximum working load
    MR
    danger
    Warning label: danger of clamping
    To indicate the risk of clamping for the trolley used for the MR devices
    MR
    max-trolley
    Maximum trolley height
    To indicate maximum trolley height
    MR
    wheel-pedal
    Swivel wheel pedal positions
    Swivel wheel pedal positions (the swivel wheels can be locked with the foot operated pedals. Both wheels on one end are locked simultaneously).
    MR
    lamp
    Lamp
    MR
    Trapped-person
    Person trapped by an object that is attracted by the magnet
    To indicate risk of entrapment between the MR and a metallic object attracted by the magnet.
    MR
    scanning-pediatric
    Scanning pediatric patients not allowed with this coil
    Scanning pediatric patients not allowed with this coil