5 Managing Patients and Equipment
Patient category and paced status
After you resolve the mismatch, the monitor displays a confirmation window that shows the patient
that has been selected and where data will be erased, if applicable. Confirm your choice. The monitor
automatically displays the
shown are correct for the patient.
Patient Mismatch - If Neither Patient Data Set is Correct
A patient mismatch where neither set of patient data is correct might occur if you connect a new MMS
to a monitor in order to prepare for a new patient, before you actually start measuring.
and MMS for a new patient, erases all data in both the monitor and MMS, resets all settings to the
default Profile, and lets you admit a new patient.
Patient Mismatch - If Both Patient Data Sets Refer to the Same Patient
A patient mismatch where both sets of patient data are correct might occur if you admit a new patient
at the monitor (or Information Center) before the patient arrives at your unit and then connect the
MMS that was used during the patient transport to the monitor.
merges the demographics and updates them in the Information Center, monitor, and MMS, according
to this table. Be aware that your monitor may be configured to merge trend data from the MMS and
the monitor, and to upload measurement settings from the MMS to the monitor.
- see "Patient Mismatch - If Both Patient Data Sets Refer to the Same Patient" on
- see "Patient Mismatch - If Neither Patient Data Set is Correct" on page 118.
if you are sure that none of the information is correct. This uses the bed, monitor
if the patient information is different, but you are sure it is the same patient. This
This information is taken from...
the monitor, if the patient was admitted there. For centrally-admitted
patients, this information is taken from the Information Center.
window after confirmation. Verify that the settings