Changing Alarm Limits
To change individual measurement alarm limits using
Review Alarms Window
the measurement's Setup Menu:
In the measurement's setup menu, select the alarm limit you want to
change. This calls up a list of available values for the alarm limit.
Select a value from the list to adjust the alarm limit.
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, touch the
All alarms and INOPs are erased from the Alarm Messages window when
you discharge a patient, or if you change to Demonstration Mode.
The Review Alarms window contains a list of the 50 most recent alarms and
INOPs with date and time information.
The Review Alarms window also shows when alarms are paused or
Note — Alarms that occur during an alarm suspend period will appear in
the Review Alarm window, however, they are not communicated to the
The alarm latching setting for your MX40 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 by
touching the Alarm Silence button.