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Philips FM20/30 Instructions For Use Manual Page 203

Release j.3 with software revision j.3x.xx patient monitoring.
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Functional Keys
Status Screens
The thermometer performs an internal test at every start-up to verify that the system components are
functioning properly. It measures the ambient temperature. During start-up and measurement, the
thermometer screens communicate the current status.
System errors
Making a Temperature Measurement
Inaccurate measurement results can be caused by:
incorrect application of the thermometer
anatomical variations in the ear
Description of Use
Press the start measurement key when you are ready to take a patient's
The pulse timer key can be used to time vital signs you take manually.
The pulse timer only functions after you have taken a temperature
Press and hold the pulse timer key to enter timer mode. Press the pulse
timer key again to start the timer.
The thermometer will issue a one beep at 15 seconds, two beeps at
30 seconds, three beeps at 45 seconds, and four beeps at 60 seconds.
Ambient temperature above specified range
Ambient temperature below specified range
System error 12 - there is a problem with the settings. Contact your
service personnel to have them check the settings and reset them, if
If the display shows any other system error, then reset the thermometer by
picking up a probe cover. If the system error does not clear, contact your
service personnel.
19 Monitoring Maternal Temperature


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