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Alarms
Audio Tones and Alarm Indications
The Efficia DFM100 uses a mixture of audio tones and alarm indications to communicate device
and patient status. Table
Table 4
Tone/Indication
Single beep and Alarm
Audio Reminder tone
Continuous tone
Continuous tone - lower
pitch than charged tone
Periodic chirp
Tone synchronized with
each heart beat
Continuous tone with
alternating pitch
Philips tone lasting 0.5
second, repeated every
second
IEC high priority alarm
Philips tone lasting 1
second, repeated every 2
seconds
IEC medium priority
alarm
Philips tone lasting 0.25
second, repeated every 2
seconds
IEC low priority alarm
Configuring Alarms
The Efficia DFM100 allows you to adjust alarm notifications. In configuration mode you can
configure alarms for HR/Arrhythmia, NBP, EtCO
the device first powers on. See the individual parameter's section of
page 145.
4
describes the device's audio tones and alarm indications.
Tones and Alarms
Message. Accompanies a new message on the display -
generally informational.
Charged. Generated when the selected defibrillation
energy is reached and continues until the Shock button is
pressed or the device is disarmed.
Charging. Generated when the Charge button is pressed
and continues until the device is fully charged.
Attention. Generated in instances such as low battery and
device failure.
QRS. Single beeps aligned with the QRS. The volume of
this tone can be set in Configuration. See
Settings"
Imminent shutdown. The device will shut down in one
minute.
High priority alarm condition.
Medium priority alarm condition.
Low priority alarm condition
Description
on page 149.
, AwRR and SpO
2
3: Operating the Device
Tone level
2000 Hz
2042 Hz
1333 Hz
1000 Hz
667 Hz
"General
Alternating
between
1000 and
2100 Hz
960 Hz
Meets IEC
60601-1-8/
YY 0709
480 Hz
Meets IEC
60601-1-8/
YY 0709
480 Hz
Meets IEC
60601-1-8/
YY 0709
alarms to be on or off when
2
Chapter 14 "Configuration"
on
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