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Philips FM20/30 Instructions For Use Manual Page 106

Release j.3 with software revision j.3x.xx patient monitoring.
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5 Alarms
While Alarms are Paused or Off
When red alarms are paused or off:
In the alarm field, the monitor displays the message
alarms paused symbol or the alarms off symbol.
When yellow alarms are paused or off:
In the alarm field, the monitor displays the message
with the alarms paused symbol or the alarms off symbol.
For red and yellow alarms:
Alarms Paused
Alarms Off
No alarms are sounded and no alarm messages are shown.
INOP messages are shown but no INOP tones are sounded.
The only exceptions are the INOPs
FM20/30 monitor with battery option.
These INOPs switch all alarms back on again, so that an INOP tone can be sounded. You must
remove the INOP condition first, before you can switch off or pause the alarms again.
Restarting Paused Alarms
To manually switch on alarm indication again after a pause, select the SmartKey
Alarms Off
Alarm indication starts again automatically after the pause period expires. If the monitor is configured
to stay paused infinitely, you must select
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.
) again.
PauseAl. 5 min
Al. Paused x:yy
YellowPaused x:yy
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again to restart alarm indication.
Alarms Off
Alarm Messages
or the pop-up key
, together with the
Alarms Off
Yellow Alarms Off
, and
from the
Battery Empty
Pause Alarms
. Each time you
PauseAl. 10 min
, together


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