Taking stat measurements, Taking measurements, Starting stat measurements – ZOLL R Series Monitor Defibrillator Rev A NIBP User Manual
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R Series Non-Invasive Blood Pressure (NIBP)
To take a single measurement, press the NIBP button on the R Series front panel.
The R Series unit takes one blood pressure measurement.
Taking STAT Measurements
You can set the R Series unit to take a STAT measurement, which consists of the unit taking as
many blood pressure measurements as possible (up to 10) in five minutes. When the R Series
unit finishes taking a measurement and the cuff deflates, it immediately starts another
measurement. Whenever practical, allow several minutes between STAT measurement
sequences to restore full circulation to the monitored limb.
Repeated use of STAT measurements on the same patient over a short time interval can
affect blood pressure readings, limit circulation to the limb, and cause injury to the
You cannot set the R Series unit to take STAT measurements while the defibrillator is charged
or charging. Charging the defibrillator aborts all STAT measurements and deflates the cuff.
Starting STAT Measurements
To start STAT measurements, either:
• Press the NIBP button
and hold for two seconds (if the unit is configured to do so), or
• Press the NIBP Stat softkey.
If the NIBP Stat softkey label is not displayed, see “Displaying the NIBP Menu” on page 10.
If the R Series unit is configured to automatically generate strips, it prints a history of the STAT
measurements at the end of the 5-minute period.
Aborting STAT Measurements
You can abort STAT measurements at any time. Doing so terminates the current measurement
and all subsequent measurements.
To abort STAT measurements, either: