Depending on how your monitor is configured, it may display alarm limit violation messages:
in text form, for example
in numeric form, for example
deviation from the alarm limit, and the second number shows the currently set limit.
The numeric of the measurement in alarm flashes.
Bright Alarm Limits
If the alarm was triggered by an alarm limit violation, the corresponding alarm limit on the monitor
screen is shown more brightly if
A lamp on the monitor's front panel flashes. The alarm lamp is divided into two sections. The right
one flashes for a patient alarm, except for short yellow alarms where the lamp will light for
approximately six seconds. The color is yellow or red corresponding to the highest priority patient
alarm currently present. The left one lights continuously for a light blue INOP and flashes for yellow
or red INOPs as follows:
INOP Lamp Color
If only patient alarms are present, and no INOPs, the patient alarms will use both left and right
sections to flash (for red and yellow alarms) or light for approximately six seconds (for short yellow
alarms). If only INOPs are present, and no patient alarms, red and yellow INOPs will use both left and
right sections to flash but light blue INOPs will always light continuously in the left section only.
If the screen brightness is configured to automatically adapt to ambient light conditions, the alarm
lamps will also adapt their brightness accordingly.
Nurse Call Systems
If configured to do so, red, yellow and light blue alarms are indicated on any device connected to the
nurse call relay.
Audible Alarm Indicators
The audible alarm indicators configured for your monitor depend on which alarm standard applies in
your hospital. Audible alarm indicator patterns are repeated until you acknowledge the alarm by
switching it off or pausing it, or until the alarm condition ceases (if audible alarm indication is set to
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where the first number shows the maximum
is enabled and there is sufficient room on the