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Changing The Averaging Time; Setting The Measurement Mode; Understanding Spo 2 Alarms - Philips M8102A Instructions For Use Manual

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10 Monitoring SpO
2

Changing the Averaging Time

Depending on the monitor configuration, you may be able to change the averaging time for the SpO
values. The averaging time represents the approximate time period used for the calculation. The exact
averaging algorithm depends on the SpO
longer the averaging time, the longer the time needed until the SpO
event. Fast averaging is useful for situations where an extremely fast measurement is required or few
artifacts are expected. Use slow averaging where you expect the number of artifacts to be relatively high.
In the SpO
1
Select the required averaging time from the list.
2

Setting the Measurement Mode

When a telemetry device supplies SpO
monitor will have a manual measurement mode available. This allows SpO
on request and not continuously, helping to save the telemetry device's battery power.
To set the measurement mode,
In the SpO
1
Select Continuous or Manual mode.
2
Making a Manual Measurement
When the measurement mode is set to manual,
In the SpO
When manual measurements are made, there will be no continuous SpO
The manual measurement value reflects a momentary status. The numerics from SpO
measurements made in manual mode, for example SpO
the main screen. They are annotated with the time that the measurement was made to distinguish them
from continuously measured values.
Perf T
Understanding SpO
This refers to SpO
high and low limit alarms, and a high priority desat alarm. You cannot set the low alarm limit below
the desat alarm limit.
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Setup, select Average.
2
2
Setup, select Mode.
2
Setup, select Measure SpO
2
Alarms
2
specific alarms. See the Alarms section for general alarm information. SpO
2
technology (option) used and on the signal conditions. The
2
T to the monitor via short range radio transmission, the
.
2
T, PerfT, PulseT, will remain for a time on
2
Changing the Averaging Time
value reflects the physiological
2
measurements to be made
2
monitoring or alarming.
2
T
2
2
offers
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