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 alarms on and off, entering or leaving Standby mode, silencing alarms or changing the ECG
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 alert other than a high or low alarm, a help text window opens with more information.
Some items in the list are simply log items not related to a patient alert as such (for example, Alarms
On or Alarms Off). You cannot see any further information if you select one of these items. When you
close these windows you will return to the
The information in the
leave Demonstration Mode.
is disabled, the pause pop-up keys are inactive.
The alarm latching setting for your monitor defines how the alarm indicators behave when you do not
acknowledge them. When alarms are set to non-latching, their indicators end when the alarm condition
ends. Switching alarm latching on means that visual and/or audible alarm indications are still displayed
or announced by the monitor after the alarm condition ends. The indication lasts until you
acknowledge the alarm.
Viewing the Alarm Latching Settings
To see the alarm latching setting for your monitor:
In the monitor's
This setting can only be changed in Configuration Mode. You should be aware of the settings chosen
for your unit. There are three possible choices each for visual and audible latching, red only, red and
yellow, and off. These choices can be combined to give the following settings:
window contains a list of the most recent alarms and INOPs with date and time
window pop-up keys appear when the window is opened. If alarm pause extension
, and see the
window will open to provide further data. If
window is deleted when a patient is discharged, and when you
window also shows when the