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Reviewing Alarms - Philips FM20/30 Instructions For Use Manual

Release j.3 with software revision j.3x.xx patient monitoring.
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5 Alarms
Extreme Alarm Limits for Heart Rate and Maternal Pulse
The extreme rate alarms, Extreme Tachy and Extreme Brady, generated by the active alarm source,
either HR or Pulse, are set in Configuration Mode by adding a set value (the ∆ value) to the high and
low alarm limits.
You need to know which value has been configured for your monitor. Changing the high and low
alarm limits automatically changes the extreme alarm limits within the allowed range.
To see the extreme rate alarms set for your monitor, in the
ExtrTachy

Reviewing Alarms

To review the currently active alarms and INOPs, select any of the alarm status areas on the fetal
monitor screen. The
monitor's alarm history when you discharge a patient, or if you enter Demonstration Mode.
Alarm Messages Window
The
Alarm Messages
beginning at the top with the most recent. INOPs are shown on the left hand side, and alarms are
shown on the right hand side. Any active red alarms are shown first, followed by yellow alarms.
Acknowledged alarms or INOPs are shown with the check mark symbol.
The
Alarm Messages
pop-up key opens the
Alarms
108
and
.
ExtrBrady
Alarm Messages
window shows all the currently active alarms and INOPs in chronological order,
window pop-up keys appear when the window is opened. Selecting the
Review Alarms
Setup ECG
window pops up. All alarms and INOPs are erased from the
window.
1
Extreme Brady Limit
Low Limit
2
High Limit
3
4
Extreme Tachy Limit
∆ Extreme Brady
5
∆ Extreme Tachy
6
menu, see the menu items
Review

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