13 Monitoring Invasive Pressure
Extreme Alarm Limits
The extreme pressure alarms, Extreme High and Extreme Low, can be made available for your monitor
in Configuration Mode and are additional to the standard High and Low limit alarms. They are
generated by the active pressure alarm source, and are setup in Configuration Mode by adding a set
value (the ' value) to the high and low alarm limits. This value can be set for each pressure label
You need to know which values have been configured for your monitor. Changing the high and low
alarm limits automatically changes the extreme alarm limits within the allowed range.
To see the extreme pressure alarms set for your monitor, in the Setup <Press> menu, see the
The extreme pressure alarms are high priority, red alarms, marked *** in the alarm message.
' Extreme Low
Extr. High and
' Extreme High
Choosing the Pressure Alarm Source