GE—Model 3000, Model 4000, and Model 5000 Dash Patient Monitors: Custom Automatic Noninvasive Blood Pressure Measurement Cycling May Be Lost
July 4, 2012 | Risk Management News
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In a June 21, 2012, Important Product Information letter submitted by ECRI Institute member hospitals, GE states that the monitors below may unexpectedly lose custom automatic noninvasive blood pressure (NBP) measurement cycling. If the custom automatic NBP measurement cycling function is enabled and a user views a patient with an NBP parameter on the network, the cycling function may unexpectedly turn off. This problem may occur when manually viewing another bed on the network using the "View Other Beds" option or automatically with the "Automatic View On Alarm" (AVOA) feature. When the custom automatic NBP measurement cycling turns off,...