5 Managing Patients and Equipment
Using the Patient Area
The patient name, patient category and paced status are normally shown in the
When a patient has been prepared for transfer, the transfer symbol will be shown:
When you select this area in the
Changing the Location
If the monitor is currently assigned to a bed, but the patient is in another department for treatment or
a diagnostic procedure, you can show a temporary location for the patient.
Select the Information Center area on the
Select the current location from the list.
Or alternatively use the
The temporary location is then shown in the
monitor, and in the sector at the Information Center. When the patient returns, you can set the
location back to the bed number in the same way as described above.
When Multiple Equipment is Used for One Patient
It is possible to assign additional monitoring equipment and a telemetry device to the same patient,
resulting in the information from multiple devices being combined in one sector at the Information
Center. The measurement data from the other devices will be displayed on the monitor screen in the
own patient overview window.
When new equipment has been added for a patient, you will be asked to confirm that the device be
used for the patient. Always do this as soon as possible to avoid patient data mismatch.
If multiple equipment is assigned to the patient, resolving a patient mismatch at the monitor may
resolve other pending patient mismatches or remove other associated equipment.
Own Patient Overview Window
The measurements from other monitoring devices and telemetry devices are shown combined in the
own patient overview window on the monitor, together with related information derived by the
Information Center, such as alarms.
function (see "Transferring Patients" on page 111) and the
window, a menu opens giving access to the
window, on the Standby screen on the