You can see which alarms and INOPs are currently active in the respective alarms and INOPs fields at
the top of the screen.
To see the currently active alarms and INOPs listed in one place, select any of the alarm status areas on
the monitor screen. The
All alarms are erased from the
change to Demonstration Mode.
Alarm Messages Window
beginning at the top with the most recent. INOPs are shown on the left hand side and patient alarms
are shown on the right hand side. Any active red alarms are shown first, followed by yellow alarms.
Acknowledged alarms or INOPs are shown with the check mark symbol.
extension is disabled, the pause pop-up keys are inactive ("grayed-out"). Selecting the
pop-up key opens the
If you do not immediately understand an INOP or alarm message, refer to its help text.
explanation of the message and, where appropriate, a suggested solution for the problem.
If the alarm or INOP was generated in a device other than the monitor (for instance, in an MMS
or FMS), this source is specified at the end of the help text.
Review Alarms Window
If configured to do so, each alarm is shown with the alarm limit active when the alarm was triggered
and the maximum value measured beyond this limit. The
monitor was switched on (after being switched off for longer than 1 minute) and any actions related to
switching device alarms on and off, entering or leaving Standby mode, silencing alarms or changing the
When you select an item from the list, you can get additional information about that item. If you select
a high or low limit alarm in the list, the
you select an alarm resulting from an event alarm notification, the
event will open. If you select an alert other than a high or low alarm, a help text window opens with
more information. This is the same as the help text window that opens in the
window. Some items in the list are simply log items not related to a patient alert as such (for example,
When you close these windows you will return to the
The information in the
leave Demonstration Mode.
pop-up key to print an overview of all alarm limits on a connected printer.
pop-up key to send a recording of the alarm limits to a recorder.
window shows all the currently active alarms and INOPs sorted by priority,
window pop-up keys appear when the window is opened. If alarm pause
window, select the message. This calls up a help window with an
window contains a list of the most recent alarms and INOPs with date and time
). You cannot see any further information if you select one of these items.
window pops up.
window when you discharge a patient, or if you
window will open to provide further data. If
window is deleted when a patient is discharged, and when you
window also shows when the
window for that