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Published on March 12, 2014

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1 Headache Checklist™ User’s Guide Release 6.0 A NeuroDynamix™ Application From Zynex® NeuroDiagnostics Zynex® NeuroDiagnostics 9990 Park Meadows Drive Lone Tree, CO 80124, USA 303.703.4906 www.zynexneuro.com Zynex® Europe Fælledvej 1, Box 19 BDO DK-5100 Odense C DENMARK © 2012 - All Roghts Reserved

2 Table of Contents OVERVIEW AND INTENDED USE 3 NeuroDynamix™ Software Environment 3 System Requirements 3 Software & Hardware Installation 3 OVERVIEW OF ADMINISTERING A CHECKLIST 5 Selecting a Patient 5 Administering the CheckList 5 Reports 6 Report Viewer 7 Creating Custom Report Templates 7 Administering a CheckList to an Existing Patient 8 HEADACHE CHECKLIST™ IN DETAIL – THE MAIN MENU 9 CURRENT SETTINGS 10 SYSTEM OPTIONS 11 PATIENT MANAGEMENT 12 PASSWORD PROTECTION 13 CONFIDENTIALITY OPTIONS 14

3 Headache Checklist™ User’s Guide Release 6.0 Overview and Intended Use The Headache CheckList™ is not a medical device and administration of the CheckList is not a diagnosis. Individuals using the Headache CheckList™ as an assessment aid should not attempt to make evaluations outside of their professional competency. The Headache CheckList™ is intended for use as an aid in collecting self-report information on an individual’s headache related experiences as part of the assessment of headache complaints. The Headache CheckList™ is simply a list of yes or no questions which a patient can complete at their own pace in a private setting. A checklist report can be created after a patient completes a checklist. The report lists the questions to which the patient answered yes (endorsed). NeuroDynamix™ Software Environment NeuroDynamix™ serves as a common interface for a range of software applications from Zynex® NeuroDiagnostics, allowing the user to select the connected instrument, enter clinic and clinician information, create patient records, and select patient records to review. Headache CheckList™ is installed as part of the NeuroDynamix™ software package. If the Headache CheckList™ is the only desired application within the NeuroDynamix™ software package, the other applications may be disregarded, and their shortcuts may be deleted from the desktop System Requirements Headache CheckList™ 6.0 software is compatible with WindowsXP, and Windows7. Software & Hardware Installation Headache CheckList™ is installed with the NeuroDynamix™ Setup package. This is installed by double clicking the NeuroDynamix™6.0_Setup….exe file and following the prompts. Note, this installer will install all NeuroDynamix™ applications, and therefore a shortcut for each application will be placed on the desktop. Unwanted NeuroDynamix™ shortcuts may be removed from the desktop by simply delete them. See the NeuroDynamix™ Installation Instructions for further details.

4 Note1: Some computers have administrative restrictions on installing or uninstalling software. Admin rights are required to install and run NeuroDynamix 6.0. If you are not the administrator of your computer, contact the administrator to obtain proper administrative rights. Note2: The software must be registered within 15 days of install. If not registered, the software will stop working. Contact Zynex® NeuroDiagnostics for registration code. Note3: You are responsible for protecting your client’s private information. Follow the HIPAA privacy and security rules, use a strong Windows login password, use anti-virus/anti-malware protection, and keep your PC in a secure location.

5 Overview of Administering a Checklist Selecting a Patient Headache Checklist™ requires selection of a Current Patient before running a checklist. Select a patient by selecting the [Select Patient] button which opens the Select Current Patient screen. • Select [Select Patient] from the main menu screen. • Select a patient name from the list. • Select the [Select] button. • Select the [Return to Main Menu] button. Headache CheckList™ uses patient data common to other NeuroDynamix™ applications. If the patient is already entered into the system, this step may be skipped. Administering the CheckList • Select the Administer CheckList button on the Main Menu screen. • The patient should select [Yes] if an item correctly describes their headache experience – [No] if it does not. • The [Back] button allows back-up to earlier items to change answers. • [Stop] terminates the administration and saves items answered so far. Administration may be resumed at another time. • When all items have been answered, a prompt will appear that explains that administration is complete.

6 Reports • Select the Reports button on the Main Menu screen. The Report Template settings at the bottom of the screen define what is included in the report. The default setting creates a report using the Standard Report template. • The Extended option includes a listing of the CheckList items in the report. • The Custom report template interface allows you to edit or completely replace the standard text and create new template options. • Once the desired Report Template options have been selected, Highlight the patient / session of interest and select [Generate Report].

7 Report Viewer The Report Viewer provides a range of options: • The [Print] button provides the ability to print without use of a word processor. • The [Open in Word] option provides access to editing features of MS Word or similar word processor and provides the most attractive formatting options for a printed report. This option can be used to enter clinical comments or additional information about the patient before printing. • The [Save As] option allows saving the report to a specific location. (The report data has already been saved; it is not necessary to select this option to save the source data.) • Select [Close] to exit. Creating Custom Report Templates Selecting the Custom option under Report Templates gives access to the template interface. This interface allows editing of existing templates or creation of new templates. The template inserts standard text blocks into the report (as shown above). This text can be edited or replaced by alternate text.

8 Administering a CheckList to an Existing Patient To administer a CheckList to an exiting patient, select the [Select Patient] button from the main menu. Two methods are provided for finding existing patient records. The List method screen is shown above. Patients may be listed by Name, ID Number, or other variables using the Sort List by setting. Confidentiality settings are available to mask Patient Name and other variables using the confidentiality settings under System Options. The [Change to Search Method] button in the upper right provides an alternative to the listing screen. The Search method allows selection of records by entering a Patient Name, ID, or file number. The Search method can be set to be the default interface; go to System Options, Confidentiality Settings to do this. To Select a Patient from the List: • From the main menu, select the [Select Patient] button. (This will bring up the screen shown above.) • Highlight the desired record. • Select the [Select] button to make this the active record. • Select [Return to Main Menu] to run a scan. “Richard Smithfield”is a demonstration patient record that comes with the system. This record may be used to run test scans.

9 Headache Checklist™ in Detail – The Main Menu The Main Menu displays buttons that provide access to all of Headache Checklist’s™ features: [Select Patient] Select a patient from currently registered Patients. Also has a link to the Patient Management screen. [Patient Management] Select the Current Patient, Enter a New Patient into the database, Edit Patient information, Delete Patients, View Patient Records including data from Physiological Monitoring Sessions. [Reports] Used to access previous complete checklists per patient. [Administer Checklist] If a current patient is selected, this button is used to start a new checklist, or continue a previous check list [Change User] If there are multiple clinical users registered in the software, this allows for changing users. The current user is signed out, and the software prompts to select the desired user. [Change Application] If multiple NeuroDynamix™ applications are installed on the system, this feature allows the user to switch between applications. [System Options] Select from a list of options.

10 Current Settings The Current Settings information is displayed in the lower center of the screen. Current Patient – Displays the name of the active patient record if a current patient has been selected. Clinician – Displays the name of the individual formally associated with data collection for this patient. Clinician Name may be included in some formal reports generated by the system. Individual sites need to determine if they wish to use“clinician name” to represent the individual actually operating the system or the individual ultimately responsible for the care of the patient.

11 System Options Site Information Edit clinic contact information Clinician Management Edit/Add clinician software Users Password Protection Set or clear levels of password control Title Preferences Select title for Clinicians and Patients Confidentiality Options Set how information is displayed Miscellaneous Settings Background color and audio welcoming [Order Supplies] Contains instructions and a printable form for ordering supplies. [Exit] Exit the Headache Checklist™ application.

12 Patient Management Creating a New Patient Entry If the Current Patient Window is blank, simply start entering information on the new patient in the blanks provided. If a patient name is displayed, select the [Enter New Patient] button to begin a new entry. The minimum requirement is to enter Date of Birth, First Name, and Last Name. Additional information is optional and may be entered now or later. • After entering information for the new patient, select the [Create a Record Using this Information] button to add this information to the database then select the [Close] button.

13 Password Protection Headache Checklist™ supports an option to customize Password Protection of features, including access to patient information and records. • To enable or disable password control options, select the [System Options] button from the Main Menu and select Password Control. • The software allows for customized password protection. Password protection can be turned on or off for General Users or Administrators, meaning it can be customized per software function. o If the password level is set to“None”, the user never be prompted for a password to access the corresponding feature o If the password level is set to“General”, the user always be prompted for a password to access the corresponding feature, and anyone with a valid password will be granted access. o If the password level is set to“Administrator”, the user always be prompted for a password to access the corresponding feature, and only an Administrator with a valid password will be granted access. o If there are multiple users and features need to be locked out per General or Administrator, in addition to the other desired settings, the settings must be set as such: Log-In = General, Clinician Management = Administrtor. The system defaults to this setting. • If password protection is activated for Patient Management, the password screen will appear anytime the Patient Management interface is selected. • Access is gained by entering {password entered during set up} in the dialog box and selecting [OK].

14 Confidentiality Options • If a patient may be present when the Patient Management screen is visible, the screen can be set to Initials Only if desired. Patients can then be selected from the list using their Full Name, Last Name, ID, or File Number. • The Confidentiality Options settings (within System Options) include an option to display the patient’s initials instead of their full first and last name. This option is selectable for both the Patient Selection screen, and the Main Menu Screen. When this option is selected, initials are displayed in the Patient List and/or in the Current Selected Patient display that appears on the main menu screen.

15 • Patient Selection Initials Only option OFF. • Patient Selection Initials Only option ON. Note also that the system automatically assigns a File Number. Patient records can also be selected using their File Number.

16 NeuroDynamix™ Headache Checklist™ © 2012 - All Rights Reserved PN 400708 · Rev00

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