LifeCare PCA Infusion System

LifeCare PCA Infusion System

Web ID: 1645
Condition: Refurbished

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The LifeCare PCA™ Infusion System, made by Hospira, is a state-of-the-art unit that promotes safe, accurate infusion delivery. The infusion system features an integrated barcode reader, allowing operators to verify the drug type and concentration level for each infusion, and multiple confirmation screens to prevent user error.

A key driven locking system secures the LifeCare PCA at various points, including programming lockout and medication door lockout. The pole clamp also locks to the I.V. pole for added security. The LifeCare’s distinctive design is meant to help prevent line mix-ups. The unit also features an intuitive, easy-to-read keypad for efficient operation.

The LifeCare PCA features wireless capabilities and is easily upgraded to include Hospira Mednet™ Safety Software, complete with customized drug libraries for up to 10 clinical care areas.


  • Integrated barcode reader for drug and concentration verification
  • Wireless networking capabilities for access to remote drug library updates
  • Key driven locking system adds security on several levels
    • Medication door lockout
    • Programming lockout
    • Pole clamp locks to I.V. pole
  • Easy-to-read, intuitive keypad
  • Distinctive design to help prevent infusion line mix-ups
  • Multiple confirmation screens at each stage of infusion process
  • Upgrade available for Compatible with Hospira Mednet™ Safety Software



  • Dimensions: 8” (20.3 cm) W x 13” (33 cm) H x 6” (15.2 cm) D
  • Weight: 10 lbs (4.5 kg)
  • Battery: 3 hours continuous operation at 5 mL/hr delivery
  • Power: 105 - 130V, 57 - 63Hz, < 50 with battery backup
  • Occlusion Alarm Pressure: 15 psig ± 5 psig
  • Lockout Interval Range: 5-120 minutes in 1-minute increments
  • Maximum Infusion Pressure: 45 psig


  • PCA Mode: Approximately 1 mL in 35 seconds
  • Continuous Mode: Variable 0.1 x concentration (mg/hr or mcg/hr) to 20 x concentration (mg/hr or mcg/hr)
  • PCA + Continuous Mode: Variable 0.1 x concentration (mg/hr or mcg/hr) to 20 x concentration (mg/hr of mcg/hr), + PCA dose (mg)
  • Delivery rate accuracy: ± 5% continuous delivery rates greater than 1 mL/hr

System Alarms

  • Empty Syringe
  • Door Open
  • Infuser Paused
  • Low Battery
  • Dead Battery
  • Bar Code Not Read
  • Check Settings
  • Occlusion
  • Check Syringe
  • Check Vial
  • Check Injector
  • Pendant Fault
  • Decimal Point Not Allowed
  • Check PCA Infuser Set to Relieve Pressure
  • Malfunction