1 Basic Operation
You can connect your monitor to an Information Center on a network, using one of the optional
Standard wired LAN
IntelliVue Instrument Telemetry System (IIT).
Do not connect patient monitors to the standard hospital network.
If your monitor is connected to a network, a network symbol is displayed in the upper left corner next
to the bed label. To see details about the monitoring equipment and technical information about the
network, select the
Be aware that some network-based functions may be limited for monitors on wireless networks in
comparison to those on wired networks.
Capturing Alarm Reports and Printing
You can print out alarm-triggered reports with waves and vital signs, standard reports, and trends with
the XDS Printing Service which is part of the IntelliVue XDS Application. This is a software package
which allows you to print to a standard, off-the-shelf printer or to an electronic file such as PDF. You
can download the IntelliVue XDS Application free-of-charge from the Internet and install it on an
Capturing Alarm Events
The monitor can be set up to automatically capture alarm events, triggered by selected alarms.
All settings must be
made in Configuration
When one of the selected alarms occurs, the monitor automatically captures the alarm and creates a
realtime report which is stored in the database. As soon as the monitor is connected to a printer, or to
a PC or network with the IntelliVue XDS Application software, it will automatically print the report, or
send it to a patient-specific folder as an electronic file.
SmartKey to enter the
The output device for alarm recordings is set to "printer".
This automatically makes the alarm event documentation a realtime
The target device for realtime reports is set to "database"
The alarms to trigger the report are set up.
The database is set to print automatically when a printer is available.
menu, then select