|Top Previous Next|
The <Patient Monitor> window represents a typical, modern, physiological monitor.
The displayed parameters are selected by clicking on the <Display> button at the left-hand end of the toolbar.
The parameters which can be viewed include:
The <Scroll Graphs> check box turns waveform scrolling on and off.
Click the <Display> button again to close the parameter selection window.
Freezes / Unfreezes the graphical display.
The settings of the NIBP system are accessed by clicking on the <NIBP> button on the toolbar. Click the button again to close the parameter selection window. NIBP measurement turns off automatically if invasive blood pressure measurement is in use.
The pulse oximeter tone can be turned on by clicking the <Audio> button on the toolbar. Click the button again to turn it off. The tone is modulated by the current value of SaO2.
Data recording can be turned on by clicking the <Record> button on the toolbar. The recorded data are stored in a Microsoft 'Excel' spreadsheet. Data are recorded every 2.5 seconds to a file which, by default is named 'MSEData.xls' and stored in the 'ScenarioData' folder. Click the button again to turn the recorder off.
Various network parameters are displayed when the <Network> button is clicked. Click the button again to turn the panel off.
Clicking the <Timer> button starts a digital timer. Clicking it again stops it. Clicking it again zeroes it and re-starts it.
The IP address of the monitor is shown at the top right of the monitor (just below the digital timer display). This address is used to initiate communication between the trainee and the supervisor. The IP address is in IP4 format.
The range of the invasive pressure channel can be adjusted using the <Up> and <Down> arrows to the left of the pressure trace.