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Latching Alarms - Philips FM20/30 Instructions For Use Manual

Release j.3 with software revision j.3x.xx patient monitoring.
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Review Alarms Window
The
Review Alarms
and time information. If configured to do so, each alarm is shown with the alarm limit active when the
alarm was triggered and the maximum value measured beyond this limit. The
also shows any changes made to the
On/Off transitions are logged in the alarm history, and On/Off alarm transitions for individual
measurements are not logged.
The information in the
The
Review Alarms
pop-up key opens the
Alarms

Latching Alarms

The alarm latching setting for your monitor defines how the alarm indicators behave when you do not
acknowledge them. When alarms are set to non-latching, their indicators end when the alarm condition
ends. Switching alarm latching on means that visual and/or audible alarm indications are still displayed
or announced by the monitor after the alarm condition ends. The indication lasts until you
acknowledge the alarm.
Viewing the Alarm Latching Settings
To see the alarm latching setting for your monitor:
In the monitor's
1
2
Select
This setting can be changed in Configuration Mode. You should be aware of the settings chosen for
your unit. There are three possible choices each for visual and audible latching:
and
. The audible latching configuration can never be configured to a higher level than that
Off
configured for the visual latching. In other words, the audible latching setting is always the same level,
or lower, than the visual latching setting. For example, if visual latching is configured to
window contains a list of up to 300 of the most recent alarms and INOPs with date
Review Alarms
window pop-up keys appear when the window is opened. Selecting the
Alarm Messages
menu, select
Main Setup
, and see the
Alarm Settings
or
Alarms On/Off
Alarms Silenced
window is deleted when a patient is discharged.
window.
.
Alarms
and
Visual Latching
Audible Latching
5 Alarms
1
Alarms On
2
SpO No Pulse
3
Alarms Silenced
4
** FHR1 High
5
** SpO Low
window
Review Alarms
status. Only the main alarms
Active
settings.
,
Red & Yellow
Red Only
Red Only
,
, then
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