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Philips HeartStart XL Plus 861290 Instructions For Use Manual Page 194

Defibrillator monitor.
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Symptoms
Table 47
SpO
Monitoring Problems (Continued)
2
Symptom
SpO
Non Pulsatile
technical
2
alarm.
SpO
Erratic
technical alarm.
2
The SpO
numeric value is
2
replaced with a -?-.
SpO
Noisy Signal
technical
2
alarm.
SpO
Interference
technical
2
alarm.
SpO
Unplugged
technical
2
alarm.
SpO
Sensor Malfunction
2
technical alarm.
SpO
Equipment
2
Malfunction
technical alarm.
Possible Cause
The patient's pulse is absent or
too weak to be detected or the
sensor has come off.
SpO
measurements are
2
erratic.
Excessive patient movement or
electrical interference.
Ambient light is too high.
The sensor is not connected.
There is too much
interference.
The sensor is damaged.
The SpO
sensor or cable is
2
faulty.
Faulty SpO
hardware.
2
Possible Solution
Check perfusion at the measurement site.
Check that the sensor is applied properly.
Make sure the sensor site has a pulse.
Relocate the sensor to another site with improved
circulation.
If the message occurs during an NBP measurement on
the same limb, wait until the NBP measurement is
finished.
Try another sensor.
Check that the sensor is applied properly.
Make sure the sensor site has a pulse.
Relocate the sensor to another site with improved
circulation.
Try another sensor.
Minimize patient movement.
Make sure the sensor cable is not positioned too close
to power cables.
Cover the sensor with an opaque material to minimize
ambient light.
Make sure the sensor cable is not positioned too close
to power cables.
Make sure that the sensor cable is not damaged.
Check the SpO
connection.
2
Try another sensor.
Try another sensor.
If the problem persists, call for service of the SpO
module. If SpO
monitoring is essential to patient
2
care, take the device out of use.
Call for service of the SpO
2
monitoring is essential to patient care, take the device
out of use.
16: Troubleshooting
2
module. If SpO
2
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