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Fetal Heart Rate Alarms; Changing Alarm Settings - Philips FM20/30 Instructions For Use Manual

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Fetal Heart Rate Alarms

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Fetal heart rate (FHR) alarms can give both audible and visual warning of a non-reassuring fetal
condition. Your monitor must be configured to alarm mode
"Alarms" on page 99).

Changing Alarm Settings

When you do any of the following actions for any FHR measurement channel, this applies for all active
FHR measurements, both ultrasound and DECG:
Turning FHR alarms on or off.
Changing alarm limits.
Changing alarm delays.
Changing signal loss delay.
The monitor retains these settings, even when switched off. The alarm limits are printed on the trace
every few pages if alarms are on.
Turning Alarms On or Off
Connect either an ultrasound or a DECG transducer to a free socket on the monitor.
1
2
Enter the Setup menu for a connected FHR measurement.
Select
3
Changing Alarm Limits
Connect either an ultrasound or a DECG transducer to a free socket on the monitor.
1
Enter the Setup menu for a connected FHR measurement.
2
3
To change the high alarm limit, select
To change the low alarm limit, select
4
Changing Alarm Delays
You can change the alarm delays if the
Connect either an ultrasound or a DECG transducer to a free socket on the monitor.
1
Enter the Setup menu for a connected FHR measurement.
2
to toggle between
Alarms
and
.
On
Off
and select the alarm limit from the pop-up list.
High Limit
and select the alarm limit from the pop-up list.
Low Limit
is set to
Alarm Mode
All
to enable the FHR alarms (see
All
.
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