When the sensor is connected to the HeartStart XL+, the pleth wave is displayed in the configured Wave
Sector. Grid lines are displayed to indicate signal quality. When the signal quality is good, the pleth wave
is auto-scaled to the grid lines. When the signal is poor, the size of the wave is proportionally decreased
and appears not to reach the grid lines.
Alarms are annunciated if measurements fall outside the configured limits for high or low SpO
measurement falls below the configured SpO
alarms, meaning they are automatically removed when their alarm condition no longer exists. Desat
alarms are latching, meaning they remain present even if the alarm condition no longer exists.
alarms can be generated for the conditions shown in Tables
appear as alarm messages in the SpO
and visual alarms. For more information on alarms, see
Pulse Rate Value
Good Pleth Signal Quality
Poor Pleth Signal Quality
alarm status area above the SpO
Alarm Limits - If pulse rate alarms are
turned on, the alarm limits are
displayed. If alarm limits are turned off,
the alarms off symbol
Pulse alarms are off by default.
Desat Limit. SpO
alarms, except Desat, are non-latching
and 22. Once generated, they
on page 33.
9: Pulse Oximetry
, or if the
numeric. There are both audio