3: Working with the HeartStart XL+
Clinical Mode Alarm Notification
When in a Clinical Mode, the HeartStart XL+ can be configured to react differently when an alarm
condition occurs. See
Alarm Audio Off
All alarm conditions are cleared when you switch from a clinical mode to a non-clinical mode.
If you intentionally disconnect a sensor, an alarm sounds. Press the Menu Select button to stop the alarm.
The HeartStart XL+ prompts you to confirm your selection. Press the Menu Select button again.
WARNINGS: Silencing either audio or audio and visual indications of active alarms can result in missed alarm
conditions and also inhibit indications of new alarm conditions.
Confirm alarm limits are appropriate for the patient each time there is a new patient event.
Do not set alarm limits to such extreme values that render the alarm system useless.
A potential hazard exists if different alarm limits are used for the same or similar equipment in any single
Alarm Notification Types
Indication on Display
Both visual and audio indications are on.
Only visual indications are on for the duration of the
Audio Pause timeframe, which is configurable. When
the pause timeframe is complete, both audio and visual
indications are on.
Only visual indications are on.
Both audio and visual indications are off for a set period