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Symptoms
Table 52
SpO
Problems (Continued)
2
Symptom

technical alarm.
The SpO
numeric value is
2

replaced with a
.

technical
alarm.

technical
alarm.

technical
alarm.

technical alarm.

technical alarm.

technical alarm.
The SpO
numeric value is
2

replaced with a
.

technical
alarm.
The SpO
numeric value is
2

replaced with a
.

technical alarm.
Possible Cause
SpO
measurements are
2
erratic.
Excessive patient movement
or electrical interference.
Ambient light is too high.
The sensor is not connected.
There is too much
interference.
The sensor is damaged.
The SpO
sensor or cable is
2
faulty.
Faulty SpO
hardware.
2
An NBP measurement or an
excessively noisy signal is
delaying display/update of
the SpO
measurement for
2
more than 30 seconds.
The SpO
signal is too low
2
to give an accurate reading.
A non-critical device failure
has occurred.
Potential Solution
Check that the sensor is applied properly.
Make sure the sensor site has a pulse.
Relocate the sensor to another site with improved
circulation.
Try another sensor.
Minimize patient movement.
Make sure the sensor cable is not positioned too close to
power cables.
Cover the sensor with an opaque material to minimize
ambient light.
Make sure the sensor cable is not positioned too close to
power cables.
Make sure that the sensor cable is not damaged.
Check the SpO
connection.
2
Try another sensor.
Try another sensor.
If the problem persists, call for service of the SpO
module. If SpO
monitoring is essential to patient care,
2
take the device out of use.
Call for service of the SpO
monitoring is essential to patient care, take the device
out of use.
Wait until the NBP measurement is complete.
Try another sensor site.
Move sensor to a different limb than the NBP cuff.
Check that the sensor is applied properly.
Make sure the sensor site has a pulse.
Relocate the sensor to another site with improved
circulation.
Try another sensor.
Restart device when it is appropriate to do so. If the
alarm continues, call for service of the SpO
SpO
monitoring is essential to patient care, take the
2
device out of use.
17: Troubleshooting
2
module. If SpO
2
2
module. If
2
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