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
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
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.
pop-up key opens the
window shows all the currently active alarms and INOPs in chronological order,
window pop-up keys appear when the window is opened. Selecting the
window pops up. All alarms and INOPs are erased from the
Extreme Brady Limit
Extreme Tachy Limit
∆ Extreme Brady
∆ Extreme Tachy
menu, see the menu items