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While Alarms are Paused or Off
When red alarms are paused or off:
The red Alarms Paused lamp on the monitor front panel is lit.
In the alarm field, the monitor displays the message
alarms paused symbol or the alarms off symbol.
When yellow alarms are paused or off:
The yellow Alarms Paused lamp on the monitor front panel is lit.
In the alarm field, the monitor displays the message
together with the alarms paused symbol or the alarms off symbol.
For red and yellow alarms:
No alarms are sounded and no alarm messages are shown.
INOP messages are shown but no INOP tones are sounded.
The only exceptions are the INOPs
empty, missing and malfunctioning batteries.
These INOPs switch the alarms on, and the INOP tones are sounded, even if alarms are paused or off.
You need to remove the INOP condition first before you can switch the alarm tones off again.
If a disconnect INOP is present and alarms are paused or switched off, the measurement in question
may be switched off, depending on monitor configuration.
Restarting Paused Alarms
To manually switch on alarm indication again after a pause, press the Alarms key again.
Alarm indication starts again automatically after the pause period expires. If the monitor is configured
to stay paused infinitely, you must select
Resetting Arrhythmia Alarm Timeouts
To reset the arrhythmia alarm timeout period, press the Alarms key and then press it again.
Extending the Alarm Pause Time
If your monitor has extended alarm pause enabled, you can extend the alarm pause time. Use this to
prevent alarms being indicated, for example, while you are washing a patient or carrying out a
procedure. Only extend the alarm pause time when you are sure that clinical personnel are available to
monitor the patient's condition closely.
To extend the alarm pause time to five or 10 minutes,
1
Select one of the alarm fields. This calls up the
Select either the pop-up key
2
select one of these pop-up keys, the Alarm Pause Time is reset to five (or 10) minutes.
Alarms Paused
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PauseAl. 5 min
Al. Paused x:yy
YellowPaused x:yy
Alarms Off
,
NBP Cuff Overpress
again to restart alarm indication.
Alarms Off
Alarm Messages
or the pop-up key
PauseAl. 10 min
3 Alarms
or
Alarms Off
, together with the
or
Yellow Alarms Off
and INOPs relating to
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