Enter the required data (ID fields or last name depending on configuration) with the keyboard or a
In the confirmation window, select
Check that patient category and paced status are correct for the new patient.
If the monitor is connected to an Information Center and only the ID field is entered, the patient name
is set to - - - at the Information Center. Complete the rest of the demographic details as soon as
possible to fully identify the patient on the network, on the monitor and on printed reports. To
complete the details, select
Editing Patient Information
To edit the patient information after a patient has been admitted, select the patient name field on the
Main Screen to open the
Discharging a Patient
Always perform a discharge before starting monitoring for a new patient, even if your previous patient
was not admitted. Failure to do so can lead to data being attributed to the wrong patient.
clears the information in the
erases all patient data (such as trend, event, and calculation data) from the monitor,
measurement modules and Information Center. This ensures that data from a previous patient
are not mixed with data from the new patient.
resets patient category and paced settings to the settings defined in the default Profile
resets all monitor and measurement settings as well as the active Screen to the settings defined
in the default Profile
discharges the patient from the Information Center.
When a patient is discharged from the monitor or from an Information Center, all patient data is
deleted. Make sure that you have printed out any required reports before discharging. Check that a
functioning local or central printer is available before you use
To Discharge a Patient
Select the patient name field or select the
Select the pop-up key for either:
patient and clear the patient database, then enter standby mode. If an
configured for your monitor, you can also select this instead and then confirm.
To see which end case reports are set up for your monitor, select
window and associated pop-up keys.
- to print any configured end case reports or vital signs recording, discharge the
. For each auto report, if
to discharge the previous patient (if confirmation is
again and complete all required fields.
window, and make the required changes.
SmartKey to open the
End Case Report
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is set to
, this report will be