Responding to Alarms
When an alarm occurs, the audio pause label appears above the Navigation and Menu Select buttons.
Press either button to silence the alarm audio while you attend to the patient. The alarm reannunciates if
the condition continues to exist beyond the configured alarm pause period or another alarm condition
After pausing the audio on the HeartStart XL+, attend to the patient and press the Menu Select button to
acknowledge the alarm condition. If required, adjust the alarm limits using the Menu Select and
HR/Arrhythmia Alarms in AED Mode
If alarms are turned on in AED Mode, all Technical Alarms listed in
Physiological Alarms from
For more information on AED Mode, see
For more information on Alarms see
If your HeartStart XL+ does not operate as expected during ECG and Arrhythmia monitoring, see
45 "ECG Monitoring Problems"
Sample Alarm Response Menu
PVC 13 > 10/min.
are generated when the condition exists:
• Extreme Tachy
• Extreme Brady
on page 178.
Certain lethal arrhythmias
a menu option.
• HR High
• HR Low
on page 59.
on page 33.
4: ECG Monitoring
and the following