Philips IntelliVue MP5
Note: Some functions described may be available as
SmartKeys directly on the main screen.
All functions can also be accessed with the
Turning the monitor ON:
Locate the On/Off switch in the lower left area of the
monitor. Press in for 1 second to turn ON, a red LED
light appears beside the switch, the light turns green
and the screen illuminates.
Attaching the patient to the monitor:
Attach the ECG cable to the connector, perform skin
preparation and attach the leads to the patient;
Attach the SpO
cable to the connector, and the
sensor to the patient;
Attach the NBP tubing to the connector, select the
correct cuff size, and apply to the patient;
Attach the pressure cable to the connector, connect
the pressure cable to the pressure transducer.
Starting NBP measurements:
Select the NBP numeric on the screen to enter the
Select Start/Stop to start NBP measurements.
Select Repetition Time to change the frequency of
automatic NBP measurements.
Zeroing a Pressure line:
Close the pressure line stopcock to the patient and
open to air. In the setup menu for the pressure, select
the Zero pop-up key to zero the line. Observe in the
lower left corner of the monitor for a message that
the line was zeroed. Close the stop-cock to air, open
to patient; the numerical values for the pressure will
appear beside the pressure wave.
Changing the label of a pressure wave:
Select the wave of the pressure line on the screen and
select Label. A list will appear on the right, select the
Quick Admit process:
Select the Quick Admit SmartKey (if available) and
using the screen keyboard, enter the Last Name or
MRN depending on the monitor configuration.
Standard Admit process:
Select the Not Admitted section of grey monitor
information line at the top of the monitor.
In the Setup menu, scroll down to Admit/Dischrg,
Now select the Admit Patient pop-up key at the
bottom of the monitor.
Select the Last Name field, type in the name on the
keyboard, select the Enter key.
Enter the remaining patient data in the same way. For
Patient Cat., Paced status and Gender, you
choose from a list in the box to the right.
Enter Screen Notes as desired.
Select the Confirm pop-up key, the patient's name
should now appear on the grey Monitor Information
Line. Close the Patient Demographics window by
selecting the X in the right upper corner of the
window or select the Main Screen key.
Changing the Profile on the monitor:
To switch to a different profile:
Select the Profiles section of grey monitor
In the Setup menu, scroll down to Profiles and
In the Profiles menu, select Profile, a list will appear
at the right. Select the required profile from the list,
Changing the Screen:
To switch to a different screen:
Select the current Screen name on the grey monitor
In the Setup menu, scroll down to Change Screen
Choose the new Screen from the pop-up list.
Changing the Alarm Volume:
Your monitor has a pre-set Alarm Volume. To change
the Alarm Volume:
Select the Adjust Alarm Volume indicator on the
grey monitor information line.
In the Setup menu, scroll down to Alarm Volume
Choose the required alarm volume from the pop-up
keys at the bottom of the monitor.
Changing Alarm Limits:
Select on the screen the numeric of the measurement
for which you want to change the alarm limit.
Select the limit you want to change, and select a new
limit from the pop-up list.
Responding to Alarms:
There are three potential levels of alarms that the
monitor will indicate as outlined below:
Low Priority Alarms: blue alarm lamp, blue alarm
message on screen, low priority audible alarm signal.
Lead Off NBP Interrupted
Yellow Alarms: yellow alarm lamp, yellow alarm
message on screen, medium priority audible alarm
** SpO2 94<96
** Missed Beat
Red Alarms: red alarm lamp, red alarm messages on
screen, high priority audible alarm signal.
*** Brady 30< 50
To silence an alarm, select the Silence key located in
the lower left corner of the monitor screen.
Silencing acknowledges the alarm and stops audible
notification and alarm lamps.
Select the Pause Alarms key if you want to switch
off all the monitor's alarming capabilities for a
preconfigured duration. If the pause duration is
configured to infinite, this key is labeled Alarms Off.