Nokia 1616 - Implanted medical devices

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Implanted medical devices
Manufacturers of medical devices recommend a minimum

separation of 15.3 centimetres (6 inches) between a wireless

device and an implanted medical device, such as a pacemaker

or implanted cardioverter defibrillator, to avoid potential

interference with the medical device. Persons who have such

devices should:

Always keep the wireless device more than 15.3

centimetres (6 inches) from the medical device.

Not carry the wireless device in a breast pocket.

Hold the wireless device to the ear opposite the medical


Turn the wireless device off if there is any reason to

suspect that interference is taking place.

Follow the manufacturer directions for the implanted

medical device.

If you have any questions about using your wireless device

with an implanted medical device, consult your health care