Figure 1-1. Monitor controls and status indicators.
Heart rate display (6). The patient's heart rate is displayed from 30 to 300
(7) Chart recorder control switch (7). The four modes of control are: OFF,
automatic (AUTO), DELAY, and diagnostic (DIAG).
OFF--The chart recorder is inactive.
(b) AUTO--The chart recorder is in standby condition and will run for 15
seconds, including 6 seconds of memory information, when: (1) the alarm limits are
exceeded and/or (2) the defibrillator is fired.
(c) DELAY--The chart recorder will run continuously, printing 6 seconds
behind what is displayed on the CRT monitor (ECG memory information).
(d) DIAG--The chart recorder will run continuously at a diagnostic
frequency response of .05 hertz per second (Hz) to 100Hz. The DIAG setting provides
diagnostic quality for 12 lead ECG applications.
(8) Lead select control (8). Turn the control clockwise to select ECG input
from paddles, Lead I, II, III, AVR, AVL, AVF, or V.