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Patient Alarm Messages
Alarm Message
**HR HIGH
**HR LOW
*/**IRREGULAR HR
*/**MISSED BEAT
*/**MULTIFORM PVCs
**NBP HIGH
**NBP LOW
*/**NON-SUSTAIN VT
*/**PACER NOT CAPT
*/**PACER NT PACING ECG/
*/**PAIR PVCs
*/**PAUSE
From
Condition
ECG
The heart rate high alarm limit has
been exceeded.
ECG
The heart rate has fallen below the low
alarm limit.
ECG/
Consistently irregular heart rhythm.
Arrhythmia
ECG/
No beat detected for 1.75*R-R interval,
Arrhythmia
or if HR>120bpm no beat detected for
one second (non-paced patients only).
ECG/
Two differently shaped Vs detected,
Arrhythmia
each occurring at least twice within the
last 300 beats and at least once within
the last 60 beats.
NBP
The measured NBP value is above the
high alarm limit.
s, d, or m after the label indicates
whether the systolic, diastolic or mean
pressure has crossed the limit.
NBP
The measured NBP value is below the
low alarm limit.
s, d, or m after the label indicates
whether the systolic, diastolic or mean
pressure has crossed the limit.
ECG/
A run of Vs having a ventricular
Arrhythmia
HR>V-Tach HR limit, but lasting for
less than the V-Tach Run limit has been
detected.
ECG/
A missed beat with a pace pulse was
Arrhythmia
detected.
(paced
patients only)
A missed beat without a pace pulse was
Arrhythmia
detected.
(paced
patients only)
ECG/
A non-ventricular contraction, followed
Arrhythmia
by two ventricular contractions,
followed by a non-ventricular
contraction has been detected.
ECG/
No beat detected for a period greater
Arrhythmia
than the pause threshold.
5 Patient Alarms and INOPs
Indication
numeric flashes and high limit
is highlighted, yellow alarm
lamp, alarm tone. If configured
to short yellow, the sound
switches off after 5 seconds if
Arrhythmia is On.
numeric flashes and low limit
is highlighted, yellow alarm
lamp, alarm tone. If configured
to short yellow, the sound
switches off after 5 seconds if
Arrhythmia is On.
numeric flashes, yellow alarm
lamp, short yellow audible
alarm.
numeric flashes, yellow alarm
lamp, short yellow audible
alarm.
numeric flashes, yellow alarm
lamp, short yellow audible
alarm.
numeric flashes and high limit
is highlighted, yellow alarm
lamp, alarm tone.
numeric flashes and low limit
is highlighted, yellow alarm
lamp, alarm tone.
numeric flashes, yellow alarm
lamp, short yellow audible
alarm.
numeric flashes, yellow alarm
lamp, short yellow audible
alarm.
numeric flashes, yellow alarm
lamp, short yellow audible
alarm.
numeric flashes, yellow alarm
lamp, short yellow audible
alarm.
numeric flashes, yellow alarm
lamp, short yellow audible
alarm.
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