Select one of the alarm fields. This calls up the Review Alarms window.
Select either the pop-up key Pause Al. 5 min or the pop-up key Pause Al. 10 min.
Each time you select one of these pop-up keys, the Alarm Pause Time is reset to five (or 10)
The alarm limits you set determine the conditions that trigger yellow and red limit alarms. For some
measurements (for example, SpO
to 100 switches the high alarm off. In these cases, the alarms off symbol is not displayed.
WARNING Be aware that the monitors in your care area may each have different alarm settings, to suit different
patients. Always check that the alarm settings are appropriate for your patient before you start
Viewing Individual Alarm Limits
Viewing All Alarm Limits
The Alarm Limits overview window lists the currently set alarm limits for all measurements. If an
Apnea alarm delay time is set, this is also shown. The ALARMS OFF symbol is shown beside the
measurement label of any measurement whose alarm switched off.
To open the Alarm Limits window, either select one of the alarm fields then select the
Alarm Limits pop-up key, or select the Alarm Limits SmartKey, if configured.
), where the value ranges from 100 to 0, setting the high alarm limit
You can usually see the alarm limits set for each measurement next to the
measurement numeric on the main screen.
If your monitor is not configured to show the alarm limits next to the numeric,
you can see them in the appropriate measurement setup menu. Select the
measurement numeric to enter the menu and check the limits.