Enter Patient Demographics
keyboard or a barcode scanner, or, with PIIC iX, use the
data in connected systems as described in "Using "Find Patient" to Search for Patient Data" on
Enter the patient information: select each field and use the keyboard or barcode scanner or choose
from the pop-up list of alternatives to input information.
When you enter data, the Information Center will automatically check for corresponding data and
will suggest an appropriate action based on what it finds. You can select
configured for your hospital. One or both fields may be displayed and the labels may read:
PIIC iX there is a third choice:
algorithm for paced patients will be used.
Date of Birth
When admission is complete, the patient's name appears on the monitor info line at the top of the
When a Patient is Already Admitted
If the patient monitor already has a patient admitted, the
When you select
and trend data are deleted, and monitoring at the Information Center may stop for monitors
designated as transport monitors. Depending on your equipment configuration, selecting
may transfer the currently admitted patient out of the bed. A message will appear requiring your
confirmation of these actions.
Using "Find Patient" to Search for Patient Data
You can use the
connected hospital information systems. The search will look for currently admitted or previously
admitted patients matching the search data you enter.
to reject it.
: Enter the patient's last name (family name).
: Enter the patient's first name.
(if configured to appear): Enter the patient's middle name.
: Whether these fields appear and how they are labeled can be
, or other alternatives. Enter the appropriate data for the fields
: Choose the patient category, either
: Enter the patient's height.
: Enter the patient's weight.
: The monitor calculates the body surface area automatically.
: Enter the patient's date of birth, in the form dd/mmm/yyyy.
: The monitor calculates the patient age automatically.
: Enter any extra information about the patient or treatment.
, the monitor is freed. All settings are reset to the defaults, all patient data
, you can admit your patient as described in "When No Patient is
key to search for patient data in the Information Center and any
5 Managing Patients and Equipment
window appears. You can enter data as normal, using the
(You must use
if your patient has a pacemaker). With
. When the paced mode is
key to search for patient
to accept the
key is replaced by the