V. Connecting the Monitoring Kit to the Patient
The IBP transducer must not be mounted to the patient, or patient burn may result.
Kits with a 30 ml per hour flush device are not intended to control flow rate. Flow rate must be
controlled by an infusion pump. Do not use with pressure administration cuff.
8‐14 Monitoring Invasive Blood Pressure
Zero the transducer. Press the Zero All key. (Alternatively, use Zero
Set in the respective P1 or P2 menu to zero a specific channel
connected to the transducer; see page 8‐24).
Zeroing All Pressure Channels (or Zeroing Pressure Channel for a
single channel if Zero Set was used) will be displayed and zeroing
will begin; where, upon completion, Done will be displayed to
If the transducer will not zero and an error condition occurs, verify
that the transducer is being used as described in the manufacturer's
instructions. Press Retry to attempt zeroing again. If the transducer
still does not zero, try another transducer and/or cable; and, if
condition persists, contact technical support or authorized service
Transducers are pre‐calibrated to industry standards.
Remove non‐vented cover at patient connector.
Set the infusion pump to deliver the desired flow rate. Continuous low flow flush should be
observed at the patient connector and drip chamber (if provided) at this time.
Activate pump delivery mechanism to pump solution through the flush device while allowing
arterial cannula to back flow during attachment.
Expression MR400 Instructions for Use