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Responding To Alarms; Hr/arrhythmia Alarms In Aed Mode; Troubleshooting - Philips Efficia DFM100 Instructions For Use Manual

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4: ECG Monitoring

Responding to Alarms

When an alarm occurs, the audio pause label appears above the Smart Select knob. Press the knob to
silence the alarm audio while you attend to the patient. The alarm sounds again if the condition
continues to exist beyond the configured alarm pause period or another alarm condition occurs.
After pausing the audio on the Efficia DFM100, attend to the patient and press the Smart Seloect
knob to acknowledge the alarm condition. If required, adjust the alarm limits using the Smart Select
Figure 47

HR/Arrhythmia Alarms in AED Mode

If alarms are turned on in AED Mode, all Technical Alarms listed in
Physiological Alarms from
For more information on AED Mode, see
For more information on Alarms see


If your Efficia DFM100 does not operate as expected during ECG and Arrhythmia monitoring, see
"ECG Problems"
Sample Alarm Response Menu
Table 7
are generated when the condition exists:
on page 184.
"AED Mode Option"
on page 36.
Certain lethal arrhythmias
only have
a menu option.
Table 8
and the following
on page 63.


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