Extending the Alarm Pause Time
If your monitor has the function extended alarm pause enabled, you can extend the alarm pause time.
Use this to prevent alarms being indicated, for example, while you are washing a patient or carrying out
a procedure. Only extend the alarm pause time when you are sure that clinical personnel are available
to monitor the patient's condition closely.
To extend the alarm pause time to five or 10 minutes:
Select one of the alarm fields. This calls up the
Select either the pop-up key
select one of these pop-up keys, the Alarm Pause Time is reset to five or 10 minutes.
To Switch Individual Measurement Alarms On or Off
This applies to alarm mode
Select the measurement numeric to enter its setup menu.
The alarms off symbol is shown beside the measurement numeric.
The alarm limits you set determine the conditions that trigger yellow and red limit alarms.
Be aware that the monitors in your care area may each have different alarm settings, to suit different
scenarios. Always check that the alarm settings are appropriate before you start monitoring.
Viewing Individual Alarm Limits (Alarm Mode "All" Only)
You can usually see the alarm limits set for each measurement next to the measurement numeric on
the main screen.
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to switch between
or the pop-up key
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. Each time you