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MND-3000

8/16/19 CHANNELS DIGITAL EEG WORKSTATION

USERS MANUAL

Version 2.31.01

MedEx Tech-Trade Corporation

Release Time: May, 2009


MedEx DIGITAL EEG USER MANUAL

CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1 MEDEX PRODUCT SUPPORT......................................................................................... 7

CHAPTER 2 GENERAL INFORMATION................................................................................................ 8

SECTION 1 RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS .......................................................................................... 8

SECTION 2 CLASSIFICATION ........................................................................................................... 8

SECTION 3 ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS................................................................................ 8

SECTION 4 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS ..................................................................................... 9

SECTION 5 STANDARDS .................................................................................................................. 9

CHAPTER 3 SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS.............................................................10

SECTION 1 SOFTWARE REQUIREMENT ......................................................................................10

SECTION 2 MINIMUM COMPUTER REQUIREMENT.....................................................................10

SECTION 3 HARDWARE COMPONENTS.......................................................................................10

CHAPTER 4 SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE INSTALLATION ............................................................ 11

SECTION 1 INSTALLATION SEQUENCE ........................................................................................ 11

SECTION 2 INSTALLATION DIRECTORIES.................................................................................... 11

SECTION 3 INSTALL MND-3000 SYSTEM......................................................................................12

SECTION 4 INSTALL MND-3000 SYSTEM HARDWARE................................................................15

SUBSECTION 1 CONNECT SECURITY KEY..............................................................................15

SUBSECTION 2 INSTALL EEG ACQUISITION BOX HARDWARE .............................................15

SECTION 3 INSTALL PHOTIC STIMULATOR HARDWARE (OPTION) ..........................................16

SECTION 4 INSTALL VIDEO MODULE (OPTION) ..........................................................................17

SUBSECTION 1 INSTALL VIDEO CAMERA DRIVER AND HARDWARE ...................................17

SUBSECTION 2 SET VIDEO CAMERA IN THE SYSTEM ...........................................................17

SECTION 5 CONNECT GROUNDED CABLE..................................................................................19

CHAPTER 5 MONTAGE AND ELECTRODE PLACING.......................................................................20

SECTION 1 MONO-POLAR AND BIO-POLAR.................................................................................20

SECTION 2 ELECTRODE PLACING ...............................................................................................21

CHAPTER 6 HOW TO RUN MND3000 ................................................................................................22

SECTION 1 ABOUT THE MAIN INTERFACE...................................................................................23

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SUBSECTION 1 MAIN INTERFACE WINDOWS INTRODUCTION ............................................23

SUBSECTION 2 TITLE BARS INTRODUCTION .........................................................................24

SUBSECTION 3 MENU BARS INTRODUCTION ........................................................................24

FILE MENU............................................................................................................................24

EDIT MENU ...........................................................................................................................25

VIEW MENU ..........................................................................................................................26

RECORD MENU....................................................................................................................27

REVIEW MENU .....................................................................................................................27

DATA PROCESS MENU ........................................................................................................28

BOOKMARK MENU...............................................................................................................28

TOOLS MENU .......................................................................................................................29

HELP MENU ..........................................................................................................................29

SUBSECTION 4 TOOLBARS INTRODUCTION ..........................................................................29

STANDARD TOOLBAR .........................................................................................................29

FILTER TOOLBAR.................................................................................................................31

RECORD TOOLBAR .............................................................................................................31

REVIEW TOOLBAR...............................................................................................................32

BOOKMARK TOOLBAR ........................................................................................................33

SUBSECTION 5 STATUS BAR .....................................................................................................33

SECTION 2 CREATE A NEW MONTAGE.........................................................................................34

SUBSECTION 1 ABOUT MONTAGES..........................................................................................34

SUBSECTION 2 CREATE A NEW SYSTEM MONTAGE .............................................................34

SUBSECTION 3 CREATE A NEW CASE MONTAGE ..................................................................39

SUBSECTION 4 CHOOSE A MONTAGE FROM THE SYSTEM MONTAGES ............................41

SECTION 3 CREATE A NEW CASE.................................................................................................43

SECTION 4 MONITORING EEG DATA ............................................................................................44

SUBSECTION 1 ADJUST ONE OR SOME OPERATIONS DISPLAY ROOM .............................44

SUBSECTION 2 EDIT THE CURRENT MONTAGE .....................................................................44

EDIT ONE OPERATION ........................................................................................................45

EDIT MONTAGE ....................................................................................................................46

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SUBSECTION 3 CHANGE FILTER / SENSITIVITY / PAPER SPEED .........................................47

CHANGE FILTER / SENSITIVITY / PAPER SPEED ON ALL CHANNELS..........................47

CHANGE FILTER/ SENSITIVITY/PAPER SPEED ON AN INDIVIDUAL CHANNEL ...........48

TURN A CHANNEL OFF .......................................................................................................48

SECTION 5 RECORDING EEG DATA..............................................................................................49

SUBSECTION 1 CHANGE A MONTAGE......................................................................................49

SUBSECTION 2 ADD AN EVENT OR A COMMENT....................................................................50

ADD A PRE-DEFINED EVENT .............................................................................................50

ADD AN ARBITRARY EVENT OR A COMMENT .................................................................51

SUBSECTION 3 CLOCK HYPERVENTILATION..........................................................................52

SECTION 6 STOP EEG RECORDING .............................................................................................52

SECTION 7 OPEN AN OLD EEG CASE ..........................................................................................53

SECTION 8 EDIT A PATIENT INFORMATION .................................................................................54

SECTION 9 REVIEW A CASE ..........................................................................................................55

SUBSECTION 1 REVIEW EEG WAVEFORM ..............................................................................55

10 DIVISIONS WAVEFORM DISPLAY..................................................................................55

AUTO PLAY EEG WAVEFORM.............................................................................................56

REVIEW IN PAGE / SECOND ...............................................................................................56

REVIEW IN EVENTS.............................................................................................................57

REVIEW IN BOOKMARKS ....................................................................................................58

REVIEW IN OTHER MODES ................................................................................................58

REVIEW WITH THE FIXED MONTAGES AS RECORDING.................................................58

SUBSECTION 2 MODIFY THE CURRENT MONTAGE ...............................................................60

EDIT ONE OPERATION ........................................................................................................60

EDIT MONTAGE ....................................................................................................................62

SUBSECTION 3 CHANGE A MONTAGE......................................................................................62

SUBSECTION 4 ADD AN EVENT OR COMMENT.......................................................................64

ADD A PRE-DEFINED EVENT .............................................................................................64

ADD AN ARBITRARY EVENT OR A COMMENT .................................................................65

SUBSECTION 5 EDIT/ DELETE AN EVENT OR COMMENT......................................................65

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EDIT AN EVENT ....................................................................................................................65

DELETE AN EVENT OR A COMMENT .................................................................................66

SUBSECTION 6 CHANGE FILTER / SENSITIVITY / PAPER SPEED .........................................67

CHANGE FILTER / SENSITIVITY / PAPER SPEED ON ALL CHANNELS..........................67

CHANGE FILTER/ SENSITIVITY/PAPER SPEED ON AN INDIVIDUAL CHANNEL ............68

TURN A CHANNEL OFF........................................................................................................69

SUBSECTION 7 ADJUST ONE OR SOME OPERATIONS DISPLAY ROOM .............................69

SUBSECTION 8 WAVEFORM MEASURING ...............................................................................69

SUBSECTION 9 SAVE/DEL/PROCESS/PRINT A(SOME) SEGMENT(S) OF WAVEFORMS.....70

SELECT A SEGMENT OF WAVEFORM ...............................................................................70

SELECT SOME SEGMENTS OF WAVEFORM ....................................................................71

DELETE SELECTED WAVEFORMS.....................................................................................71

PROCESS SELECTED WAVEFORMS .................................................................................71

PRINT SELECTED WAVEFORMS ........................................................................................72

SAVE SELECTED WAVEFORM TO A NEW FILE.................................................................72

SECTION 10 DATA PROCESS.........................................................................................................73

SUBSECTION 1 TOPOGRAPHY MAPPING ................................................................................74

SUBSECTION 2 TRENDGRAPH ..................................................................................................75

POWER SPECTRUM ............................................................................................................77

SUBSECTION 3 CSA....................................................................................................................77

SECTION 11 MAKE A REPORT .......................................................................................................80

SECTION 12 PRINT EEG WAVEFORM ...........................................................................................81

SECTION 13 DELETE AN OLD CASE .............................................................................................82

SECTION 14 EXPORT EEG DATA AS EDF FORMAT FILE.............................................................84

SECTION 15 IMPEDANCE CHECK (OPTION) ................................................................................84

SUBSECTION 1 GRADUAL MODE ..............................................................................................86

SUBSECTION 2 SWITCH MODE .................................................................................................86

CHAPTER 7 SYSTEM SETTINGS .......................................................................................................88

SECTION 1 CASE SETTINGS..........................................................................................................88

SUBSECTION 1 INFORMATION LABEL......................................................................................88

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SUBSECTION 2 STORGAE LABEL .............................................................................................89

SUBSECTION 3 RECORD LABEL ...............................................................................................89

SUBSECTION 4 MONTAGE LABEL .............................................................................................91

SECTION 2 PRE-DEFINED EVENT DIALOG ..................................................................................91

SUBSECTION 1 EDIT/ DELETE AN EVENT OR COMMENT......................................................92

SUBSECTION 2 ADD A NEW EVENT OR COMMENT ................................................................92

SECTION 3 SYSTEM SETTINGS ....................................................................................................93

SUBSECTION 1 REVIEW PARAMETERS ...................................................................................93

SUBSECTION 2 STORAGE PARAMETERS................................................................................94

RULES TO CONSTRUCT FILE NAMES ...............................................................................96

SUBSECTION 3 MONTAGE SETTINGS ......................................................................................96

SUBSECTION 4 REPORT FORMAT ............................................................................................99

SUBSECTION 5 OTHER SYSTEM PARAMETERS ...................................................................101

SECTION 4 DATA PROCESS PARAMETER SETTINGS ..............................................................102

SUBSECTION 1 GENERAL PARAMETER SETTINGS .............................................................102

SUBSECTION 2 PARAMETERS SETTING FOR TOPOGRAPHY ............................................103

SUBSECTION 3 PARAMETERS SETTING FOR TREND GRAPH............................................103

SUBSECTION 4 PARAMETER SETTINGS FOR CSA ..............................................................105

SECTION 5 SET PROGRAMS FOR PHOTIC STIMULATION (OPTION)......................................106

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CHAPTER 1 MEDEX PRODUCT SUPPORT

You can get technical support, check on the status of problems, or report new problems by

contacting our Product Support Group.

China

Monday-Friday 8: 30am-5: 30pm

Tel: +86-10-62974855

Fax: +86-10-62978861

URL: http: //www.medextech.com

E-mail: marketing@medextech.com

info@medextech.com

This file provides information on installing and operating MND-3000 Digital EEG Workstation.

As it is assumed that you are familiar with Windows 2000 above OS, the Microsoft software used

is described only briefly.

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CHAPTER 2 GENERAL INFORMATION

The EEG Acquisition Box is certified by CE and meets the requirements of the 93/42/EEC. It is

designed to meet the standards EN 60601-1, IEC60601-1-1, IEC60601-1-2 and IEC60601-2-26

and complies with the guidelines issued by German Association of Medical Insurance Companies.

The functionality of the EEG Acquisition Box may be disturbed by heavy electromagnetic radiation.

Try to avoid standing right next to mobile phones, microwaves and radio broadcast masts if

possible.

SECTION 1 RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS

Up to now, when using the device correctly, no side effects and risks are known to the

manufacturer.

SECTION 2 CLASSIFICATION

Classification according to EN 60601-1

Type of protection against electric shock: Device of safety class

Grade of protection against electric shock: Device of type BF

Operation mode: Continuous operation with intermittent loading.

CE-Certification

Type BF

SECTION 3 ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

Conditions for operation

The following operation conditions must be met:

Temperature: +10 to +50C

Ambient pressure: 600 to 1200 hPa

Relative humidity: 0 to 95%

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Conditions for transport and storage

The following transportation and storage conditions must be met:

Temperature: -20C to 60C

Ambient pressure: 500 hPa to 1060 hPa

Relative humidity: 5% to 90%

Notice

1. During transport and storage the devices must be kept dry.

2. Dont turn them upside down or place them on side during transport and storage.

3. The devices are fragile.

4. Dont use hand hooks for transport.

SECTION 4 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

1. Differential input impedance: 20M

2. Noise: Typically less than 3V peak to peak from 0.16 to 45Hz.

3. Common mode rejection: Typically 100dB at 50 and 60Hz.

4. Sensitivity: 1~100V in 12 steps or user defined

5. Lowcut filter: 10, 1.6, 1.0, 0.53and 0.16Hz

6. Highcut filter: 15, 35, 45, 60, 70, 120 Hz

7. Notch filter: 50 or 60Hz

8. Analog-to- digital conversion: 24 bit.

9. Sampling rate: 2000Hz/channel.

10. Anti-aliasing filter: 50dB.

11. Storage rate: 200Hz-2000Hz/channel

SECTION 5 STANDARDS

Safety Standard: IEC 601-1, IEC 601-2-25

MDD: class II a

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CHAPTER 3 SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS

SECTION 1 SOFTWARE REQUIREMENT

1. Windows 2000 professional OS or Windows XP

2. Windows 2000 or Windows XP Sp4 upgrade

3. DirectX 9.0 Drive

SECTION 2 MINIMUM COMPUTER REQUIREMENT

1. 1.7GHz Pentium CPU

2. 256MB RAM

3. 20 GB Hard Disk Space

4. 10 base T Network Card

5. Archive Device (CD-R)

6. Minimum Graphics Resolution1024*768

SECTION 3 HARDWARE COMPONENTS

The components may vary depending on the order.

1. EEG Acquisition Box

2. MND3000 software

3. USB security key

4. Electrodes and Patient leads

5. Acquisition Box stand

6. Computer

7. Printer

8. Photic Stimulator (Option)

9. Video Module (Option)

Because the EEG acquisition box gets power by USB port, please ensure that the power

supply of the computer is stable and has low noise interference.

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CHAPTER 4 SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE INSTALLATION

The MND-3000 EEG system should install the software first and then connect the hardware. It is

not suggested to connect the hardware before installing the software successfully.

SECTION 1 INSTALLATION SEQUENCE

The system consists of several software and hardware components, which must be installed in

the order outlined in the table below.

Step Comment

1 Install MND3000 Software

2 Shut Down the PC

3 Install Security Key

4 Install EEG Acquisition Box Hardware

5 Install Photic stimulator

6 Restart the PC

7 Install Video Module

8 Connect Grounded Cable

SECTION 2 INSTALLATION DIRECTORIES

It is also important to install the software components into defined directories on the hard disk:

Component Directory

MND3000 EEG Workstation C:\MedEx\MND3000A

MND3000 Data C: \MedEx\MND3000A\data

Note:

1. All directory statements made in this manual refer to the table above.

2. The installation directory and the data directory can be modified manually during the

installation course.

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SECTION 3 INSTALL MND-3000 SYSTEM

1. Before installing MND-3000 8/16/19 channel EEG system, please make sure that the

following software has been installed in the PC.

a) Windows 2000 professional OS

b) Windows 2000 Sp4 upgrade

c) DirectX 9.0 Drive

2. Place the EEG workstation CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive of the computer.

3. Double-clicking the MND3000 V2.30.03_06-19.exe file located in the folder of MND3000 in

directory of the CD-ROM drive, and pop up the following figure: (The file name is different with

different channels.)

4. Click the Next button and the system prepares to install the software. In about some seconds,

a window pops up as the following.

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5. Click the Next button, and the software begins to install


6. Sometimes it pops up an error window as the below, just click OK to ignore it. That is because
the operating system already has this kind of drivers.

7. Then there is an install driver window pops up as the following figure. Click the Install button

to continue the installation.

8. Then the install driver was successfully installed window appears as the following figure.

Click OK to close the window.

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9. Then the following window pops up to suggest MedEx System Support installation. Click the

Next button to continue.

10. Then the following window pops up. Choose Yes, I want to restart my computer now, and

then click the Finish button.

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After installing the software, then an icon appears on the desktop. Shut down the PC.

Note: After installing the software, you have to shut down the PC.

SECTION 4 INSTALL MND-3000 SYSTEM HARDWARE

SUBSECTION 1 CONNECT SECURITY KEY


After installing MND-3000 software, connect the enclosed Security Key to the computers USB

port as the following figure.

Plug the security key in the USB port of the PC

The Security Key is used to provide a unique system ID. This system ID is used to generate the

license key. License files now protect the software. These files are stored on EEG workstation

only. When EEG software starts, the license file will be read.

Also, the security key you use will decide what functions your EEG program can provide to you.

That means, if you purchase the software with different functions, the security key you have may

vary.

Note: The Security key must be connected after installing the MND3000 software and before

running the MND3000 software.

SUBSECTION 2 INSTALL EEG ACQUISITION BOX HARDWARE


1. Fix the Acquisition Box on the Acquisition Box holder.

2. Connect the USB cable of the Acquisition Box to the USB port of the PC.

3. Connect one end of the short grounded cable to the Acquisition Boxs ground cord with the;

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connect the other end to the PC (which connects to the standard ground later).

4. Switch on the Acquisition Boxs power.

Note:

1. The length of USB cable cannot extend 1.5 meter. It is not suggested to connect to the USB

ports on the front panel.

2. Before running MND-3000 system, please ensure that the security key and the EEG Acquisition

Box have been connected to the PC and the Acquisition Boxs power has been switched on.

SECTION 3 INSTALL PHOTIC STIMULATOR HARDWARE (OPTION)

Photic Stimulator is an option of the system. If it is not ordered, this section can be ignored.

1. Fix the photic stimulator on the stimulator holder. Please note that the stimulator holder is the

one with a horizontal stick, to which the stimulator should be fixed.

2. Connect the power line of the photic stimulator to the stimulator.

3. Connect one end of the USB data cable to the photic stimulator and connect the other end of

the cable to the USB port of the PC.

Note:

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1. The length of USB cable cannot extend 1.5 meter.

2. Before running MND-3000 system, please ensure that the photic stimulator has been

connected to the PC and the photic stimulators power has been switched on.

SECTION 4 INSTALL VIDEO MODULE (OPTION)

Video Module is an option of the system. If it is not ordered, this section can be ignored.

SUBSECTION 1 INSTALL VIDEO CAMERA DRIVER AND HARDWARE


Install the camera driver which is brought with the camera. Use the drivers defaulted routine is

acceptable.

After installing the video driver, connect the camera with the PC. Then run the MND3000

software.

SUBSECTION 2 SET VIDEO CAMERA IN THE SYSTEM


Click the item under the View menu, now on the right screen, a black window

appears on the data processing window as the following figure.

Right click on the window, a dialog pops up. Click connect, then the video is connected with the

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system. The video is shown on the screen.

Right click on the video model, the following menu pops up.

Users can adjust preview rate. The higher the video preview rate is, the smoother the video

images are and the slower the review speed is.

Users can adjust video compress to select compress programs and compression quality as the

following figure.

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If users do not want to use Video, right click on the window and click disconnect to close the

video.

SECTION 5 CONNECT GROUNDED CABLE

When you use the system to do patients EEG tests, please connect the grounded cable.

Connect one end of the long grounded cable to the PC as the following figure and connect the

other end to the standard ground.

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CHAPTER 5 MONTAGE AND ELECTRODE PLACING

SECTION 1 MONO-POLAR AND BIO-POLAR

Operation Mono-polar Bio-polar


First Fp1-A1 (left ear) Fp1-F3

Second Fp2-A2 (right ear) Fp2-F4

Third F3-A1 F3-C3

Forth F4-A2 F4-C4

Fifth C3-A1 C3-P3

Sixth C4-A2 C4-P4

Seventh P3-A1 P3-O1

Eighth P4-A2 P4-O2

Ninth O1-A1 Fp1-F7

Tenth O2-A2 Fp2-F8

Eleventh F7-A1 F7-T3

Twelfth F8-A2 F8-T4

Thirteenth T3-A1 T3-T5

Fourteenth T4-A2 T4-T6

Fifteenth T5-A1 T5-O1

Sixteenth T6-A2 T6-O2

Seventeenth Fz-A1 Fz-A1

Eighteenth Cz-A2 Cz-A2

Nineteenth Pz-A1 Pz-A1

Operation: Arithmetical operation (addition or subtraction) of two electrodes. For example,

Fp1-F3 is an operation of the value of Fp1 electrode minus the value of F3. Fp1+A1 is

addition of Fp1 and A1.

Besides mono-polar and Bi-polar, you can also configure the montages according to your needs.

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SECTION 2 ELECTRODE PLACING

The system uses international 10-20system electrode placing methods. That is the distance

between one electrode and its close electrodes is 10% or 20%.

Each electrode has its name. Those locating on the left are with odd numbers and those on the

right are even. Those closing the middle have small numbers and those further have big numbers.

The electrodes name also includes the first letter of the head areas. The following figures show

the electrodes placing and the relative EEG Acquisition Boxs picture.

Electrode Place EEG Acquisition Box

After making sure the electrodes placing, use acetone to clean the related head place and then

use paste or EEG cap to fix each electrode. Connect each electrode to the relative socket on the

Acquisition Box by the electrode cable.

Note:

1. The panel of EEG Acquisition Box has many sockets. Plug the patient leads into the sockets.

Hold the position of the rubber when plug in or out, otherwise it is easy to broke leads.

2. On the panel of the EEG Acquisition Box, there are 2 sockets labeled ISO GND. Just use one

of them and put its electrode on the middle of the forehead, in the area between Fp1 and Fp2.

3. As for the A1 and A2, use the ear electrodes.

4. Look carefully at the electrode map, and place the electrode properly as showed in the map.

For example, the electrode plugging in Fp1 should be placed on the left prefrontal, the O2

on right occipital.

5. Any two of the electrodes should be dispatched with each other to avoid mutual interference.

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CHAPTER 6 HOW TO RUN MND3000

After the PC enters the OS, double-click the icon on the desktop or run

Start/Programs/MedEx/MND3000 19Ch to start MND3000 system. The EEG startup window

pops up. It includes software name, company information and so on, shown as the following.

In a moment, the startup window disappears and the MND-3000 main interface pops up.

Note: Before running the MND-3000 system, please ensure that the security key and the EEG

Acquisition Box has been connected to the PC. Also the EEG Acquisition Boxs power has been

switched on.

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SECTION 1 ABOUT THE MAIN INTERFACE

The main interfaces display may vary with what user selectable toolbars are selected, and where

these toolbars are placed on the screen and what the user ordered. When the user orders the

video module, the video window can be displayed.

The boundary splitters can also be dragged, which separate the Waveform window, Video

window and Analysis window to resize these windows, even to hide any of them.

SUBSECTION 1 MAIN INTERFACE WINDOWS INTRODUCTION

There are 3 main windows on the main interface. They are the Waveform window, Video window

and Analysis window. Each windows display size can been adjusted by dragging the boundary

splitters which separate each window with the others. These windows can even be hidden.

On the waveform window, it displays the waveform capture and review. On the analysis window, it

displays real-time Topography, Trend graph and CSA.

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SUBSECTION 2 TITLE BARS INTRODUCTION

The title bar is located on the uppermost of the main interface. It displays the patients basic

information and the systems model number. When the current case is the new generated case, it

displays the patient ID number and MND3000; when the current case is the previously saved

case, it displays the patient ID number, the patient name, sex, age and MND3000. In this way, it is

easy to look over cases.

SUBSECTION 3 MENU BARS INTRODUCTION

The menu bar is located on the second row of the main interface. All functions in the system can

be realized by clicking the corresponding items. Here each item in the menu bar is introduced

briefly.

FILE MENU

In the file menu, you can realize to create a new case, open a case, save, print waveform, print

topography, print setup, exit functions and so on. Here, some functions are introduced.

: Save the current case to a directory, in the pop-up routine window, input the

storage directory or review to get the routine. Then click OK button. If the input routine does not

exist, the system can create a new directory according to the input directory.

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is a patient list. It can help to look for the cases with the searching terms within the

selected directory, so that the certain case can be easily found.

: When you order ambulatory EEG, this function can be used to open

ambulatory EEG records.

: Waveform print set and print waveform.

: Print the currently displayed waveforms topography.

EDIT MENU

In the Edit Menu, you can realize to review cases in events, add comments, add events, create

new montages, edit the current using montages, select\save a section of waveform, input\edit

case information.

: review all events, add or edit the events, review the waveform in Comments, Events,

Bookmark, Parameter change, Miscellaneous, Time stamp and All events.

: add new comments.

: create new user montages.

: edit user montages.

: After selecting a section of waveform, this function can be used to reverse the

selection.

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: select all waveforms.

: cancel all selection.

: save the selection as a copy.

: input/edit case information, saving routine, add or delete user montages.

VIEW MENU

In the View Menu, you can realize to show frequently-used functions and operations shortcut

buttons, such as standard toolbar, review toolbar, sample toolbar, filter toolbar, bookmark toolbar,

status bar and pre-defined event dialog. You can also choose different background grid color,

window layouts; edit color for texts, events. Set whether operation labels, video window and

analysis window are visible. If pitching on these windows, they are visible, otherwise, they are

invisible.

: This is used for the SpO2 function, which cannot be used in the system.

: This is used to set different formats for the EEG tracing grid. It can be set to

horizontal, vertical or horizontal and vertical grid.

: This is used to set window layouts. It can be set to horizontal or vertical.

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: This is used to select between horizontal window layout, vertical window layout.

: This is used to set background grid color.

RECORD MENU

In the Record Menu, you can realize to waveform monitor, record, pause and complete functions.

Set the waveform refreshing mode as sweep mode or scroll mode.

: This is used to set the capture boxs gain.

REVIEW MENU

In the Review Menu, you can realize to play EEG waveform in different modes and also jump to

the certain time waveform by second/minute or drag to review certain time waveform. You can

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also set Automatic Montage Shifting to realize reviewing EEG waveform in the montages as

recording.

There are shortcut keys for different playing modes. For example, Number 6 is one second

forward. Number 4 is one second backward. Number 3 is one page forward. Number 9 is

one page backward. Number 7 is to jump to the Home page. Number 1 is to jump to the end

page.

and are used to play EEG waveform forward and backward

automatically. Spacebar is the shortcut key for pause playing. : This is used to

play one operations sounds during automatically playing.

: This is used to jump to some times EEG waveform.

: This is used to set review with the same montages as recording.

DATA PROCESS MENU

In the Data Process Menu, you can realize to do power spectrum analyses, Topography Mapping

analyses to the selected data. In the parameter settings, it can realize the frequency subsection

setting, whether the Topography Mapping, power spectrum shows the real time analyses results,

and the operations selected for the power spectrum analyses.

BOOKMARK MENU

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In the Bookmark Menu, you can add new bookmarks during recording or reviewing. Here, you can

also review the data by bookmarks or delete all bookmarks during reviewing.

TOOLS MENU

In the Tools Menu, you can do system settings and photic stimulation settings, make reports, use

hyperventilation timer and convert to EDF format.

: convert the current data to the EDF format (European Data Format).

: This is used for the network EEG, which cannot be used in the system.

HELP MENU

In the Help Menu, you can check the software information, such as the version and release date

and so on.

SUBSECTION 4 TOOLBARS INTRODUCTION

The tool bar is located under the menu bar. It displays the shortcut buttons which are selected

from the Menu bar. The user can set the toolbar according to his requirement. Common used

functions and operations can be set in the toolbar. The user can drag the toolbar conveniently.

STANDARD TOOLBAR

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: Create a new file as the menu item FileNew.

: Open an existing file as the menu item FileOpen.

: Save a checked file as the menu item FileSave.

: Print the shown screen waveforms.

: Print waveform or topography as the menu item FilePrint.

: Refresh Waveform Window.

: Check it to display exact 10-second waveform in a page, ignore the paper speed which

users select. And the printer setting changes to 10 Divisions mode and print exact 10-second

waveform for one piece of paper.

: Show the Event dialog as the menu item EditEvent.

: Add a new comment as the menu item EditAdd Comment.

: Change the mouse to standard point style. Mouse in this style shows mouse pointer shape

as an arrow. Double-click left mouse button or click right mouse button, Waveform Measuring

dialog pops up.

: View waveform in paging.

: Select the segment of the waveform.

: Increase or decrease sensitivity of the current used montage. Press the upward arrow to

enhance the sensitivity. Press the downward arrow to lower the sensitivity. The results can be

seen on the left by the operation names. Move the mouse cursor to any operation name, its

current sensitivity, high cut and low cut can be shown as the figure.

Sensitivity values are set in System Settings.

: Combo box for selecting paper speed. Select the value from the pull down list. Paper

speeds are set in System Settings.

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: Combo box for selecting current montage. Select the montage from the pull down

montage list. All montages of the current file are listed in the list box.

: Create a new montage and select it as the current one. The New Montage dialog pops up.

Properties of the new montage can be set.

FILTER TOOLBAR

: Combo box for selecting low cut frequency of the filter. Select the value from the pull

down list. Low cut frequencies are set in System Settings.

: Combo box for selecting high cut frequency of the filter. Select the value from the pull

down list. High cut frequencies are set in System Settings.

: Industrial frequency (50Hz) cut button. Check it to turn on the industrial frequency cut

filter. The industrial frequency is set in System Settings, such as 60Hz.

RECORD TOOLBAR

: Begin monitoring or switch from recording to monitoring as the menu item

RecordMonitor.

: Begin recording or switch from monitoring to recording as the menu item RecordBegin.

: Pause or continue to record as the menu item RecordPause.

: Stop recording or complete with recording as the menu item RecordComplete.

: Show hyperventilation timer window as the menu item ToolsTimer.

: Start or stop photic stimulation. Press the unchecked button to perform stimulation and

press it again to stop stimulation. If the checked photic stimulation is active, montage can be

changed when recording.

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REVIEW TOOLBAR

: Go to the first page of waveform

: Review the previous page.

: Review the waveform of last second

: Review the waveform of next second

: Review the next page.

: Go to the end page of waveform

: Play backward automatically.

: Play forward automatically.

: Pause or continue reviewing.

: Stop reviewing.

: Combo box for selecting jump step (waveform length for one jump while auto playing).
Select jump step from the pull down list. Page means one page for each jump when automatically

playing. 1.0sec is one second for each jump when automatically playing. The value of jump step is

to be set in System Settings.

: Combo box for selecting frequency (jump frequency) of the timer for auto playing.

Select frequency from the pull down list. The jump frequency value is to be set in System Settings.

: Combo box for the play speed of the auto playing. The value of the play speed= jump

step * jump frequency. The value here will change if you change either value of jump step and

jump frequency.

: Combo box for selecting an operation for the sound playing. Select one operation

from the pull-down list and when automatically playing, the certain operations sound can be

played.

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BOOKMARK TOOLBAR

: Jump to the previous bookmark. Its grayed if theres no previous bookmark available. :

Jump to next bookmark. Its grayed if no previous bookmark is available.

: Add a new bookmark.

: Delete all bookmarks. Its grayed if theres no bookmark.

SUBSECTION 5 STATUS BAR

The status bar is located on the bottom of the main interface.

a b c d e f

(a) Information related to the prompt button in the toolbar when you put your mouse on it,

otherwise it displays the general information.

(b) Paging indicator: show current page number and total waveform page number. (One page

means the waveform can be displayed in one screen.)

(c) Clock Time: When reviewing, it indicates the recording time of the waveform at the leftmost

of the waveform window. When recording, it shows the system time. It takes format as

year-month-day hour-minute-second.

(d) Eclipse Time: Indicate the Eclipsed Time of the leftmost waveform of the waveform window.

It takes format as ET hour- minute-second. tenth second.

(e) Playing/Recording status indicator: Indicate recording or playing status. It includes Ready,

Monitoring, Monitoring Paused, Recording, Recording Paused, New Case (Saved), Open

an old case, Playing Forward, Playing Forward Paused, Playing Backward, and Playing

Backward Paused.

(f) A/D card indicator: Indicate connection status of A/D card, 1A/D Card or 0 A/D Card. When it

displays 0 A/D card, it means the software has not recognized the EEG Acquisition Box.

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SECTION 2 CREATE A NEW MONTAGE

Before doing EEG examination, normally the users create the new montages according to their

habits.

SUBSECTION 1 ABOUT MONTAGES

There are two types of montages in the MND-3000 system. They are system montages and case

montages. The system montage exists in the system and will not disappear. Users can create

system montages by themselves. But the case montage exists in each case, it is user defined.

Each case can have different case montages.

The differences between system montages and case montages:

1. The system montages can not be used directly, during recording and reviewing, the used

montages are the case montages.

2. The case montage exits in the case, but the system montage exists in the system library, so

the case montage can disappear with the changes of the cases, but the system montage can only

disappear or be changed when the users delete it or change it.

3. The system montage can be transferred to the case montage by taking out from the montage

library. But the case montage can not be transferred to the system montage.

The case montage is located in the pull-down list. The case montage can be

edited by selecting Edit Montage from the Edit Menu. If deleting the case montage, delete it in the

Montage label page in the case from the Edit menu.

SUBSECTION 2 CREATE A NEW SYSTEM MONTAGE

If the new montage is often used, it is suggested to create as a system montage.

1. In the EEG main interface, Select Tools in the Menu, and then click System settings, the

following figure pops up. Input medex as the password.

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2. Then select the tab Montage to bring forth the montage page which is shown as the

following. Two list boxes are presented in this page. One is the Montages and the other is

the Operations.

3. Press right mouse button at the blank place of Montages list box and then the following

menu pops up.

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4. Choose the New item and then the following figure appears

5. Choose the EEG amplifier type which you are using from the lists and then click OK. Here you

should choose MedEx, Standard Config-24 Channels (which is for the MEA-06 amplifier) as

shown in the last figure. Then a new montage named NoName is added. To rename it,

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choose it and press left button on it. Then enter the new name for the montage. For example,

rename it to montage24Bipolar as the following figure.

6. After renaming the new montage, create its new operations in the following ways. Move the

mouse cursor to a lead on the right picture and click the left mouse button on it. The lead turns

into pink, such as Fp1 in the above figure. Loose the mouse button and move the cursor to

another lead, then the mouse drags a blue line as the following figure.

7. When the cursor arrives at another lead, the lead turns pink. Click the left mouse button. The

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line with an arrowhead appears between 2 leads and one operation between the two leads

also appears on the left Operations list box as the following figure.

8. Add other operations in the above method. Then the following figure can be appeared.

9. If you want to modify any one operation, choose the operation from the operations list box and

click right mouse button then choose the Delete from the pop-up menu. Then redraw the

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operation on the right picture as the above item 5 and 6 said.

10. After adding all operations for the new montage, click Ok button to finish creating a new

montage.

SUBSECTION 3 CREATE A NEW CASE MONTAGE

If the new montage is not often used, it is suggested to create as a case montage. The new

created case montage is saved in the current case. If the montages which are used have no

changes, the new created case montages can exist and be used. If the used montages have

changes, the new case montage does not exist.

1. In the EEG main interface, click button or select New Montage from Edit Menu. The

following figure pops up.

2. Input the montage name on the left top corner, then link two leads together as described

above. On the left column, the related operation appears. If the operation is linked wrong,

select the corresponded operation and right click the mouse button and then delete it from the

list.

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3. On the left operation list, double click on the operation, or right click and then select the

property item, the following figure pops up. Here you can set the operation definition and

parameters.

4. After adding all operations for the new montage, click Ok button to finish creating a new case

montage.

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new montage name, and then edit each operation by editing its property.

SUBSECTION 4 CHOOSE A MONTAGE FROM THE SYSTEM MONTAGES

When using the system montage, it should be transferred to the case montage by taking it out

from the library.

1. Click the button on the main interface, the following figure pops up.

2. Click From Library button and then the following figure pops up

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3. Choose the new montage; here is montage24Bipolar and then click Select button.

4. The system returns to the preview interface and then click OK button. Then the new montage

can be added to montage list. You can find it from down list.

After using the new montage for the first time, users can choose the montage from the

down list.

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SECTION 3 CREATE A NEW CASE

When running the MND-3000 EEG system to enter the main interface, the system automatically

creates a new case. Its ID number is generated automatically as the current system date plus a

3-digits and order generated natural number. Or click the button on the main interface to

create a new case.

Note: The MND-3000 system is designed to record the EEG tracing first and then input the

patients information. If the user wants to input the patients information before recording the EEG

tracing, click the Edit/Case item from the menu bar, and then the Case Property window pops up

as the following figures.

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Select Information label and then fill in patient information. This page involves patient information

and case history information. The patient name could not be empty and the defaulted is

NoName. Main ID, Case ID and Patient ID are inputted by user or can be left blank. Examine

Date is the recording date and not editable. And Department and Physician either are inputted

by typing or are selected from the lists (history list) of the combo boxes. The new value is

automatically added to the history list and can be selected later after inputting. After inputting the

information, click OK button to exit the case window.

SECTION 4 MONITORING EEG DATA

After creating a new case and applying a full set of disk scalp electrodes using the International

10/20 System of Electrode Placement, the user can start monitoring and recording the EEG

tracings.

The Default Montage appears on the screen. The default filters, sensitivity and paper speed are

shown on the screen as well. Users can select the other values from the corresponding pull-down

lists.

Click to monitor the EEG waveforms. You can adjust operations display room, edit the

montages, and change each operations properties before recording the data.

SUBSECTION 1 ADJUST ONE OR SOME OPERATIONS DISPLAY ROOM

When one operation or some operations waveform is too high or too small, you can adjust their

display room on the screen. And the printing room for the leads is automatically adjusted too as

the displaying room. In the main interface, left click on the operation name you want to adjust,

drag it up or down to the desired place. Then the room for displaying the operations waveform is

increased or decreased. Also that operations room can be increased or decreased on the printing

reports as well.

SUBSECTION 2 EDIT THE CURRENT MONTAGE

When recording, right click on the operation name as the following figure to select one operation

whose name turns into red and its function menu pops up.

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Users can edit the current operation and edit the current montage as well.

EDIT ONE OPERATION

Users can choose property to enter its property window. Or double click on the operation name

and its property window pops up. Users can edit the operations property here.

The channel definition is two physical leads relation (addition or subtraction).The operation name

is default defined by the selected two leads and their relation. Users can define it by themselves.

The operations sensitivity, high cut, low cut and voltage range values can be selected from their

combo boxes down lists.The values in the combo boxes are pre-set in the system settings.

If pressing on Use Filter, the high cut and low cut values cannot be selected here, they follow the

values in the toolbar in the main interface.

Users can set each operations waveform color by choosing different color.

Note: If checking any items left box, its value is used for all operations in the montage.

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After editing the operations properties, click OK to exit this window.

Right click on the operation name and pop up its function menu, users can add a new operation or

delete the current operation for the current montage.

: This is to add a new operation after the current operation. If without selecting the

current operation, this function is in grey.

: This is to add a new operation before the current operation. If without selecting the

current operation, this function is in grey.

: This is to move the current operation before the previous operation. If the current

operation is the top one, this function is in grey.

: This is to move the current operation after the next operation. If the current operation is

the last one, this function is in grey.

EDIT MONTAGE

Right click on the operation name and pop up its function menu, select item from

the function menu, the Edit Montage dialog pops up. Users can edit the properties of the current

montage as the following figure.

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If users want to use a different montage, select the desired montage

SUBSECTION 3 CHANGE FILTER / SENSITIVITY / PAPER SPEED

During recording and reviewing, you can change filters or sensitivity or paper speed.

The height of the label form is related to the sensitivity and the voltage range of the

operation (height = range / sensitivity). For example, if you select 50uV as the voltage range and

10uV/mm as the sensitivity for an operation, the height of the corresponding label form will be

5mm (50/10). If the label form is high enough, the voltage range of the operation is also displayed,

shown as .
If you change the paper speed by selecting the different value in the combo box of paper speed,

the waveform height of all channels will change accordingly.

CHANGE FILTER / SENSITIVITY / PAPER SPEED ON ALL CHANNELS

Change sensitivity: Click on the down arrow in the Parameter Toolbar. Select the new value

from the down list. After adjusting, move the mouse cursor to any one operation name and then its

current used sensitivity values are shown on the window as the following figure.

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Change Paper Speed: Click on the combo box down list in the Parameter Toolbar.

Select the new value from the down list. After adjusting, the background grid is changed as well.

Change filters: Click on the filter down arrow. Select the new value from the down list. Users can

set high cut and low cut for the montage.

Click the check box of power filter to filter the power disturbance. There are 50Hz and 60Hz

according to different countries power. It is set by both the hardware and the software in the

factory.

CHANGE FILTER/ SENSITIVITY/PAPER SPEED ON AN INDIVIDUAL CHANNEL

Double click the mouse on an operations name. The Channel Properties window will be displayed.

Or, right click on the operation name and select the Properties from the context menu. Then

change the parameters in the Properties window.

TURN A CHANNEL OFF

Right click on the operation name and then select Delete.

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SECTION 5 RECORDING EEG DATA

When the waveform is steady and the right montage and each operations filter, sensitivity and

paper speed are right set, click to begin recoding EEG with the default montage.

The users can also change the settings during or after recording. For example, users can edit the

montage; add events, change filters/ sensitivity/ paper speed and so on.

During recording, users can change a montage, add an event or a comment and use Clock

Hyperventilation. The detailed operations are as the followings.

SUBSECTION 1 CHANGE A MONTAGE


If the desired montage has been selected from library, select the montage from the

user montages push-down list and then click on it. The desired montage is the

using montage of the system then.

If the desired montage are set in the system montage and has not been selected from the library,

users have to choose it from the library first.

1. Click the button on the main interface, the following figure pops up.

2. Click From Library button and then the following figure pops up

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3. Choose the new montage; here is montage24Bipolar and then click Select button.

4. The system returns to the preview interface and then click OK button. Then the new montage

can be added to montage list. You can find it from down list.

After using the new montage for the first time, users can choose the montage from the

down list.

SUBSECTION 2 ADD AN EVENT OR A COMMENT

During recording and reviewing, you can add a comment and event.

ADD A PRE-DEFINED EVENT

Select Pre-defined Event Dialog from the View pull-down menu. Then the pre-defined dialog

pops up as the following figure.

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Click on the appropriate event button then click left mouse button on the EEG where you want to

place the event. Then the event log is marked on the waveforms. Or you can use shortcuts of

keyboard for quicker operations: The number keys on the keyboard from 0 to 9 serve as the

shortcut for the 10 anterior preset events on the Pre-defined Event Dialog. Press key 1 to add

the first preset comment, press key 2 to add the secondary one, and so on. The key 0 is for the

tenth preset comment.

If you do not locate where the event is, it is locked in place when it scrolls off the screen.

ADD AN ARBITRARY EVENT OR A COMMENT

Click on the button in the Standard Toolbar or select Add Comment from the Edit

pull-down menu then click left mouse button on the EEG where you want to place the comment.

Type your comment in Event Property dialog and press OK. Color and Priority can be set here.

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If you do not locate where the event is, it is locked in place when it scrolls off the screen.

SUBSECTION 3 CLOCK HYPERVENTILATION

When recording, press the button on the Record Toolbar or select Timer from the Tools

pull-down menu to show the following Timer dialog.

Once the dialog displays, the counting of the clock begins.

Enter the second value (initialized with history value) in the middle edit box.

Check the button to count from zero to the value of the middle edit box. And check the button

to count from the value to zero.

Press the button Reset to restart the clocking.

Note: When recording, in the beginning and end of counting, events are marked automatically.

And for each one minute, one event is produced also. But if Timer dialog is closed in the middle

of counting, the clock stops and the ending event is not marked.

SECTION 6 STOP EEG RECORDING

When finishing recording, click to stop, and Case Property window pops up. Select
Information button to fill in patient information as the followings. Click OK, the case is saved

automatically.

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This page involves patient information and case history information. The patient name could not

be empty and the defaulted is NoName. Main ID, Case ID and Patient ID are inputted by user or

can be left blank. Examine Date is the recording date and not editable. And Department and

Physician either are inputted by typing or are selected from the lists (history list) of the combo

boxes. The new value is automatically added to the history list and can be selected later after

inputting.

SECTION 7 OPEN AN OLD EEG CASE

Press the button on Standard Toolbar or select Open from the File pull-down menu. Pick

the file you intend to open.

Or quick search the case according to the exam date and the patients sex within the appointed

directory as the followings.

Run in the File Menu and the cases in the default saving directory are listed as the

following figure.

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In the left columns, there are three directories, all patients, male patients and female patients.

Select anyone directory, the cases which meet with the items are shown in the middle lists within

the working routine. If select all patients, all patients cases are listed; if select male patients, all

male patients cases are listed; if select female patients, all female patients cases are listed.

Or search the case by examination date period. Input the start and the end examination date, and

then click Refresh button, the cases which meet with the items are listed in the middle.

Click Recent button on the right column, the recently opened cases are listed.

Select one case in the middle list, and then click Open button, the case is opened in the main

interface.

SECTION 8 EDIT A PATIENT INFORMATION

Click the Edit/Case item from the menu bar, and then the Case Property window pops up as the

following figure.

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Re-input the information in the desired modifying items and then click OK button to save the

information and exit the window.

SECTION 9 REVIEW A CASE

The MND-3000 system has many review modes. During, users can also change montages,

change filters, sensitivity, paper speed and other parameters, add comments or edit comments,

print waveforms, cut waveforms and so on.

SUBSECTION 1 REVIEW EEG WAVEFORM

There are many modes to play EEG waveform.

10 DIVISIONS WAVEFORM DISPLAY

During reviewing EEG waveform, users can set the current display as 10 Divisions. Check

button on the toolbar to display exact 10-second waveform in a page, ignore the paper speed

which users select. And the printer setting changes to 10 Divisions mode and print exact

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10-second waveform for one piece of paper.

AUTO PLAY EEG WAVEFORM

Click the button on the toolbar, the system plays the EEG waveforms forward automatically.

Click the button on the toolbar, the system plays the EEG waveforms backward

automatically. Click button, the system pauses/continues auto playing. Click button to
stop auto playing.

Select the different step values from the down list. (Step value is the waveform length
of each step when auto displaying.) Among the value lists, Page is one page for each step;

1.0sec is one second for each step. The step values can be set in the system settings.

Select the different frequency values from the down list. (Frequency value is the

waveform frequency of each step when auto displaying.) The frequency values can be set in the

system settings.

Select the different play speed values from the down list. When auto playing, play

speed=step value X frequency value. The speed values vary with the step values and frequency

values.

Select one operation from down list. When auto-playing, the system plays the

operations volume as well.

REVIEW IN PAGE / SECOND

Click button on the toolbar. Move the mouse cursor to the different positions on the screen,

the system reviews the EEG waveform in Page or second. As the following figure, when the

mouse cursor is moved to the left or right, the cursor changes into dual-arrowhead, now the

system plays the waveform in page. Click the left mouse button on the right side of the screen, 1

page advances forward; click the left mouse button on the left side of the screen, 1 page moves

back. (Note the double arrowhead mouse cursor)

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When the mouse cursor is moved to the middle leaning left or leaning right, the cursor changes

into one-arrowhead and now the system plays the waveform in second. To move in one-second

increments, use the button on the Review Toolbar. Click to review the waveform of last

second, and click to review the waveform of next second.

REVIEW IN EVENTS

Using the EEG scroll bar is located at the bottom of the screen to move to the next event. Press

left mouse button on the color vertical line. The waveform goes to that event.

Event markers are displayed as vertical lines color-coded by priority, shown as following figure.

Use the Events button to display a list of all events/comments entered in the record. You can

click on a listed event/comment and then go to that event.

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REVIEW IN BOOKMARKS

Seek position by virtue of bookmarks. Press button and button on the Bookmark

Toolbar to jump.

REVIEW IN OTHER MODES


If the target location is the head or tail of the file, simply press Home or End on the keyboard.

Drag the thumb of the scrollbar on the bottom of the waveform window. The waveform window

goes forward or backward following the mouse pointer. When the mouse button is down, the real

time and the eclipsed time are visible at the left-bottom corner of the waveform window.

REVIEW WITH THE FIXED MONTAGES AS RECORDING


During reviewing, users can review EEG waveform with the same montages as recording. In this

mode, users cannot change the montage when reviewing.

Click Review(R) button on the main interface and select item as

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the following figure shows, then the EEG waveforms will be displayed with the montages same as

the recording progress.

Here users cannot do changes on montages. Montage lists are in grey. The used montage name

during recording is shown on the grey montage name in the toolbar as shown in the following

figure.

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SUBSECTION 2 MODIFY THE CURRENT MONTAGE

Right click on the operation name as the following figure to select one operation whose name

turns into red and its function menu pops up.

Users can edit the current operation and edit the current montage as well.

EDIT ONE OPERATION

Users can choose property to enter its property window. Or double click on the operation name

and its property window pops up. Users can edit the operations property here.

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The channel definition is two physical leads relation (addition or subtraction).The operation name

is default defined by the selected two leads and their relation. Users can define it by themselves.

The operations sensitivity, high cut, low cut and voltage range values can be selected from their

combo boxes down lists.The values in the combo boxes are pre-set in the system settings.

If pressing on Use Filter, the high cut and low cut values cannot be selected here, they follow the

values in the toolbar in the main interface.

Users can set each operations waveform color by choosing different color.

Note: If checking any items left box, its value is used for all operations in the montage.

After editing the operations properties, click OK to exit this window.

Right click on the operation name and pop up its function menu, users can add a new operation or

delete the current operation for the current montage.

: This is to add a new operation after the current operation. If without selecting the

current operation, this function is in grey.

: This is to add a new operation before the current operation. If without selecting the

current operation, this function is in grey.

: This is to move the current operation before the previous operation. If the current

operation is the top one, this function is in grey.

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: This is to move the current operation after the next operation. If the current operation is

the last one, this function is in grey.

EDIT MONTAGE

Right click on the operation name and pop up its function menu, select item from

the function menu, the Edit Montage dialog pops up. Users can edit the properties of the current

montage as the following figure.

SUBSECTION 3 CHANGE A MONTAGE

If the desired montage has been selected from library, select the montage from the

user montages push-down list and then click on it. The desired montage is the

using montage of the system then.

If the desired montage are set in the system montage and has not been selected from the library,

users have to choose it from the library first.

1. Click the button on the main interface, the following figure pops up.

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2. Click From Library button and then the following figure pops up

3. Choose the new montage; here is montage24Bipolar and then click Select button.

4. The system returns to the preview interface and then click OK button. Then the new montage

can be added to montage list. You can find it from down list.

After using the new montage for the first time, users can choose the montage from the

down list.

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SUBSECTION 4 ADD AN EVENT OR COMMENT

During reviewing, you can add a comment and event.

ADD A PRE-DEFINED EVENT

If the comment or event you want to add is in the Pre-defined Event Dialog, select Pre-defined

Event Dialog from the View pull-down menu. Then the pre-defined dialog pops up as the

following figure.

Click on the appropriate event button then click left mouse button on the EEG where you want to

place the event. Then the event log is marked on the waveforms. Or you can use shortcuts of

keyboard for quicker operations: The number keys on the keyboard from 0 to 9 serve as the

shortcut for the 10 anterior preset events on the Pre-defined Event Dialog. Press key 1 to add

the first preset comment, press key 2 to add the secondary one, and so on. The key 0 is for the

tenth preset comment.

If you do not locate where the event is, it is locked in place when it scrolls off the screen.

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ADD AN ARBITRARY EVENT OR A COMMENT

If the comment or event you want to add is not in the Pre-defined Event Dialog, click on the

button in the Standard Toolbar or select Add Comment from the Edit pull-down menu then click

left mouse button on the EEG where you want to place the comment. Type your comment in

Event Property dialog and press OK. Color and Priority can be set here.

If you do not locate where the event is, it is locked in place when it scrolls off the screen.

SUBSECTION 5 EDIT/ DELETE AN EVENT OR COMMENT

EDIT AN EVENT

Press button on the Standard Toolbar or select Event Dialog from the Edit pull-down

menu. The Event dialog pops up. Select the event you want to edit from the left list box, and all

events in that category are listed in the right list box. Select the event that you want to edit or

delete from the right list box and press the right mouse button. Following context menu appears.

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Select Event Property from the menu. The Event Property dialog pops up.

Enter the new text of the event and/or change the priority. Press Ok to confirm the changes or

press Cancel to just exit without any changes to the event.

Note: 1.The Time Stamps are not editable.

2. The type and the time cannot be edited here.

DELETE AN EVENT OR A COMMENT

Press button on the Standard Toolbar or select Event Dialog from the Edit pull-down menu.

The Event dialog pops up. Select Comments from the left list box and all comments are listed in

the right list box. Select the comment that you intend to delete from the right list box and press the

right mouse button. A context menu appears.

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Select Delete Event from the menu. The comment is deleted.

Note: When a comment is deleted, it cannot be recovered.

SUBSECTION 6 CHANGE FILTER / SENSITIVITY / PAPER SPEED

During reviewing, you can change filters or sensitivity or paper speed.

The height of the label form is related to the sensitivity and the voltage range of the

operation (height = range / sensitivity). For example, if you select 50uV as the voltage range and

10uV/mm as the sensitivity for an operation, the height of the corresponding label form will be

5mm (50/10). If the label form is high enough, the voltage range of the operation is also displayed,

shown as .
If you change the paper speed by selecting the different value in the combo box of paper speed,

the waveform height of all channels will change accordingly.

CHANGE FILTER / SENSITIVITY / PAPER SPEED ON ALL CHANNELS

Change sensitivity: Click on the down arrow in the Parameter Toolbar. Select the new value

from the down list. After adjusting, move the mouse cursor to any one operation name and then its

current used sensitivity values are shown on the window as the following figure.

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Change Paper Speed: Click on the combo box down list in the Parameter Toolbar.

Select the new value from the down list. After adjusting, the background grid is changed as well.

Change filters: Click on the filter down arrow. Select the new value from the down list. Users can

set high cut and low cut for the montage.

Click the check box of power filter to filter the power disturbance. There are 50Hz and 60Hz

according to different countries power. It is set by both the hardware and the software in the

factory.

CHANGE FILTER/ SENSITIVITY/PAPER SPEED ON AN INDIVIDUAL CHANNEL

Double click the mouse on an operations name. The Channel Properties window will be displayed.

Or, right click on the operation name and select the Properties from the context menu. Then

change the parameters in the Properties window.

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TURN A CHANNEL OFF

Right click on the operation name and then select Delete.

SUBSECTION 7 ADJUST ONE OR SOME OPERATIONS DISPLAY ROOM

When one operation or some operations waveform is too high or too small, you can adjust their

display room on the screen. And the printing room for the leads is automatically adjusted too as

the displaying room. In the main interface, left click on the operation name you want to adjust,

drag it up or down to the desired place. Then the room for displaying the operations waveform is

increased or decreased. Also that operations room can be increased or decreased on the printing

reports as well.

SUBSECTION 8 WAVEFORM MEASURING

Click the button on the Standard Toolbar. Double-click the left mouse button on the

waveform measured. Waveform Measuring dialog pops up.

Move three vertical lines to the target position by pressing left mouse button on any vertical line

and when it is moved to suitable place, press the left button again. The line is changed to the new

position. Two blue vertical lines are the start and the end; the red vertical line is the middle.

Measuring results are showed under the waveform window. Time(T) refers to the time interval of

the two vertical blue-colored lines. Frequency (1/T) is the reciprocal of Time(T). Voltage(G) is the

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voltage difference between two ends of the green line. Voltage(R) is the voltage difference

between two ends of the red line. Whether to check Show Background is to select showing grid

or not on waveforms.

Zoom in the waveform in the dialog.

SUBSECTION 9 SAVE/DELETE /PROCESS /PRINT A(SOME) SEGMENT(S)


OF WAVEFORMS
First select a segment of waveform and then save or delete or process or pint it.

SELECT A SEGMENT OF WAVEFORM

Click to select a segment of waveform. The mouse pointer shapes like . And click left

mouse button on the left of segment to set the left edge; then the mouse pointer shapes like ,

click left mouse button on the right of segment to set the right edge. The selected waveform is

marked with different color background as the following figure.

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SELECT SOME SEGMENTS OF WAVEFORM

To select multiple segments of waveforms, keep the key Shift down and also perform as the

above description by clicking the mouse button on the segment borders.

DELETE SELECTED WAVEFORMS

After selecting the waveforms, press right mouse button on the selected waveform segment, a

context menu is brought forth as the following figure.

Select Delete item and then the selected waveforms are deleted. (The selected waveforms are

changed to zero). Use this function to delete the waveforms with high disturbance.

PROCESS SELECTED WAVEFORMS

After selecting the waveforms, press right mouse button on the selected waveform segment and

then choose Power chart or Topography Mapping in the context menu.

Click Power chart and the power chart window pops up. (Note: The selected waveforms length

should be among 3 seconds to 60 seconds.) In the power chart window, users can view any one

operations Power chart. Select one montage and then select one operation on the left columns.

The operations power chart is shown on the right column.

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Click topography mapping and the updated topography window with the calculation result is

shown on the right data process window. (Note: The selected waveforms length should be among

2 seconds to 68 seconds.)

PRINT SELECTED WAVEFORMS

Press right mouse button on the selected waveforms and click print or print preview in the context

menu to print the selected waveforms.

SAVE SELECTED WAVEFORM TO A NEW FILE

After selecting a segment of waveform as the above description, and then click Selection Save

as from the Edit pull-down menu.

Then the Workpath status dialog is shown and user can select the saving path.

It is saved in another directory that is located in the same directory of its record. Add a suffix to

that of the record and the new directorys name will be generated. For example, if the directory of

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the current file is 20060518002, the new directory is named 20060518002-2. If the directory of

20060518002-2 already exists, 20060518002,-3 is also taken.

SECTION 10 DATA PROCESS

In the Data Process Menu, it can realize to do power spectrum analyses, Topography Mapping

analyses and CSA analyses. The processing window includes Mapping, Power Spectrum and

CSA chart as shown in the following figures marked A, B and C.

A B C

Click view on the main menu of the main interface and then select from

the pop-up list. Then the processing window shows on the right of the screen.

You can select different processing windows to see between Mapping, Trendgraph and CSA.

(See three figures A, B, C)

These three above graphs are synchronized with the waveform on same Eclipsed Time.

Topography is the calculating result of waveforms that start at the current Eclipsed Time or the left

edge of the waveform window and last for 6 seconds.

A small blue slider block located below the topographys time axis indicators the current Eclipsed

Time.

For CSA, the time of the most front frame has the current Eclipsed Time.

The most important parameters for data processing are the frequency bands. 6 frequency bands

are provided. The start and the end of these bands can be adjusted in Parameter Settings from

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the pull-down menu Data Process. The name of a frequency band is different with different

frequency setting.

SUBSECTION 1 TOPOGRAPHY MAPPING

Six colorful head portraits are displayed, with a color ruler located at the right of them and the

frequency band information is showed on the top of them

The numbers at the right of the color ruler are the power values that are shown by the

corresponding color (parallel with the underline or the head-line of the number). The numbers and

colors change according to the calculating result.

There are two ways to show topography: Absolute and Relative. Press the mid combo box,

and select Absolute or Relative from the pull down list.

In Absolute model, six color head mappings use the same rulers. The minimal value is the lowest

of all six frequency bands and the maximal value is the greatest of them.

In Relative model, six color head mappings use the different rulers. The minimal value and the

maximal value are all based on each frequency band (each head portrait).

The time string indicates the current Eclipsed Time.

Change view aspect: press the left combo box and select top, left or right from the pull down list.

Change size of the head portraits: press the right combo box and select large, medium or small

from the pull down list.

Change Eclipsed Time: Scroll the waveform window; eclipsed time shown on the bottom

changes and topography is refreshing (the topography is the calculating result of waveforms that

begin at the left edge of the window and last for 6 seconds).

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Topography Mapping for a certain segment of selected waveforms: select Topography

Mapping from the pull-down menu Data Process.

SUBSECTION 2 TRENDGRAPH

Two trend graph windows are listed in gray-colored, respectively for the operation Fp1-A1 and

Fp2-A2. The operation list can be set in data processing parameters.

The power value of each frequency band is displayed in form of percentages. The vertical axis

stands the percentage. The horizontal axis on the bottom of the color graph stands the Eclipsed

Time of selected waveform. The unit of it is minute. Double click a certain time on the horizontal

axis; the EEG waveform will jump to that time.

At the left of trend graph, frequency bands are displayed according to the checkboxes. Uncheck

any of them to diminish the corresponding color band. For example, uncheck the band for

Fp2-A2, trend graph shows as the following.

Press right mouse button in the area of the container window that is not covered by any trend

graph window, and then pop up the following menu.

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Cascade Windows: Cascade all trend graph windows in the container window.

Tile Windows: Tile all trend graph windows in the container window.

All Windows Iconic: Iconic all trend graph windows.

Recalculate All: Recalculate all trend graph and update them with the new result.

Press right mouse button in the area of any trend graph window when the window is not

maximized, following menu (A) pops up.

A B

Cascade Windows: Cascade all trend graph windows in the container window.

Tile Windows: Tile all trend graph windows in the container window.

All Windows Iconic: Iconic all trend graph windows.

Recalculate: Recalculate the trend graph that the mouse button is pressed on, and update it

with the new result.

Recalculate All: Recalculate for all trend graph and update them with the new result.

If the trend graph window is maximized, menu B is applied.

Restore: Restore the window to its original size.

Minimize: Iconic the window.

Press left mouse button in area of trend graph, and press Ctrl button in the keyboard at the

same time, the horizontal and vertical axes of the graph, shown as the following.

The left and right numbers are zoom-in or out of horizontal and vertical axes

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Press Ctrl and the left mouse button, and move the mouse up/down and the vertical axis zoom

in/out; move the mouse right/left and the horizontal axis zoom in/out. Then release the key and

mouse button, the trend graph zoom in/ out in different rates of horizontal and vertical axes.

POWER SPECTRUM

Double-click left mouse button on the graph area and bring forth the Power Spectrum dialog

shown as the following. It shows the power histogram for the point where the mouse is pointing at.

Double-click left mouse button below the time axis, the time indicating slider block will jump to the

point where mouse button is pressed, and the current Eclipsed Time changes. As a result, the

waveform window jumps to the position with the same Eclipsed Time.

If the slider block is currently visible, it could be moved by another way. Single-click left mouse

button on the slider block to pick it up. The slider block follows the mouse pointer. Press left button

again when reaching the target location.

Click the button at up-right corner of trend graph window to maximize it. Click the button

to minimize the window.

SUBSECTION 3 CSA

CSA windows are contained in a container window.

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In the above figure, two CSA windows are listed in a gray-colored container window. They are

related for the operation Fp1-A1 and Fp2-A2. The operation list can be set in Parameter

Settings of the pull-down menu of Data Process.

The vertical glide adjusts CSAs Y-scale. (Four scale grades 4: 1, 2: 1, 1: 1, 0.5: 1, 0.25: 1 from

the up to down).

The horizontal glide is the time axis. Move (by dragging the slider block or clicking on the glide or

the sideward arrows) the slider block to change the current Eclipsed Time and then go through the

whole file. Meanwhile other CSA graphs, the waveform window is refreshed synchronically.

Double-click left mouse button on CSA and show the Power Spectrum dialog as follows. It

shows the histogram and Power-Frequency chart for the point where the mouse button is

pressed.

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Press right mouse button on the area of the container window that is not covered by any CSA

window, pop up the following menu.

Cascade Windows: Cascade all CSA windows in the container window.

Tile Windows: Tile all CSA windows in the container window.

All Windows Iconic: Iconic all CSA windows.

Recalculate All: Recalculate all CSA and update them with the new result.

If press right mouse button in the area of any CSA window when the window is not maximized,

following menu A is present.

A B

Right View: View the CSA from right.

Left View: View the CSA from left.

When the CSA window is maximized, menu B is applied.

Restore: Restore the window to its original size.

Minimize: Iconic the window.

Check the checkbox on the side of the color ruler to draw CSA colorfully, different
power value with different color.

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Click the button at up-right corner of CSA window to maximize it. Click the button to

minimize the window.

SECTION 11 MAKE A REPORT

During reviewing the waveform, choose better waveforms shown on the screen. Click the

button on the toolbar or select Reporting from the Tools pull-down menu, the Reporting dialog

pops up. Its shown as following figure.

Users can input report diagnosis and conclusions here and also edit the patients information.

Change the report titles and case information if necessary. These changes are only for temporary

purpose, they do not affect the system settings and the case information of the current patient.

The checkbox Waveform and Topography are initially checked for printing. Uncheck the

corresponding checkbox if not print. Select orientation (Portrait or Landscape) for papers. Press

the button Preview to preview the report. Press the button Print to print the report. The output

report may looks like the following figure.

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The patients information, EEG waveforms, Topography mapping, patients video (if users choose

video option), what to see and diagnosis are all listed in the report. The printed waveforms are the

waveforms which start from the left edge of the shown waveform window and last for 6 seconds.

There are 3 title lines which can be used. For example, the second line can be used to set case ID

or leave as empty. In the report, only the first line with the Hospital name is shown.

SECTION 12 PRINT EEG WAVEFORM

Select the montage that you want to print of current one, and adjust some parameters of the

montage if necessary.

If you prefer to print the current shown screen waveforms, click the button on the Standard

Toolbar.

If you prefer to print exactly 10-second waveform for one page, check the button on

Standard Toolbar.

Ensure that the waveform window has the focus. If you are not sure, click mouse button (left or

right) on the waveform window. Select Print Setup from the File pull-down menu, set parameters

of the printer, especially paper size and papers orientation. Press the button on the

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Standard Toolbar or select Print Waveform from File the pull-down menu, following dialog is

presented.

Enter start time and end time of waveform to print. Check the From the left of the screen to set

the left edge of the waveform window as the start point. Checkbox From the beginning of file

means printing from the very beginning of the file. To the right of the screen means the

waveform block to be printed ends at the right edge of the waveform window. The checkbox To

the end of file means printing the end of the file.

SECTION 13 DELETE AN OLD CASE

Select the from the File menu, the cases in the default saving directory are listed

as the following figure.

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In the left columns, there are three directories, all patients, male patients and female patients.

Select anyone directory, the cases which meet with the items are shown in the middle lists within

the working routine. If select all patients, all patients cases are listed; if select male patients, all

male patients cases are listed; if select female patients, all female patients cases are listed.

Or search the case by examination date period. Input the start and the end examination date, and

then click Refresh button, the cases which meet with the items are listed in the middle.

Click Recent button on the right column, the recently opened cases are listed.

Select one case in the middle list, and then click Delete button, the reminding dialog pops up as

the following figure, click Yes button to delete the selected case.

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SECTION 14 EXPORT EEG DATA AS EDF FORMAT FILE


Select the menu ToolsEEG Data Format ConvertExport as EDF File. Export Data File

dialog pops up. Save file as EDF format. (*.EDF) Select montage that you want to export from the

list box at bottom of the dialog. Press the button Save to begin converting.

SECTION 15 IMPEDANCE CHECK (OPTION)

If the impedance measurement is ordered, users can refer to this section.

EEG impedance check is used to check whether the electrode is well connected with skin when

we examine the EEG. With this function, we can check whether electrodes are off work and make

sure the EEG waveform is more accurate. There are two modes of display impedance check:

Gradual and Switch.

Usage: In the process of monitoring or gathering the waveform, press green button on the left

side of the Acquisition Box. Then a impedance check window pops up as below:

When this window pops up, it is in the impedance measurement mode, and top screen displays as

Initialing. It will display the result of impedance check after about 10 seconds. Every electrode

is marked as different color, and the screen will display as Check Status as picture below:

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: Electrode working status impedance figure

: According to the signal given by Acquisition Box, calculate the status of the

electrode and obtain the self-adapt parameter benchmark.

: If green signal lamp and white signal lamp wink alternately, it means

Acquisition Box works well.

: The color changes once means impedance check half done.

: Means a certain lead falls off skin from the beginning.

: Means a certain lead falls off when measuring.

: Set all parameters as default one and save to register list.

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SUBSECTION 1 GRADUAL MODE

: In this mode, the color will change from green to yellow and then to red, that shows

the approximate range of the impedance. Minimum color is green and maximum color is red. The

impedance value changes from minimum to maximum when the color changes from green to red.

: Shows upper limit of EEG impedance range, this value and the value higher
than this will all be marked as red.

: Shows lower limit of EEG impedance range, this value and the value lower
than this will all be marked as green.

: The upper limit and the lower limit will be changed when this button pressed down.

: The impedance color comparison bar change from green to red gradually,
shows that the impedance value changes from minimum to maximum.

SUBSECTION 2 SWITCH MODE

: Set an impedance value as a parameter, it displays as red color when the

impedance value is higher than this parameter, and when the value is lower than it, the color will

be changed to green.

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: The impedance parameter could be set as 2 K, 5 K, 10 K, 20 K, 50 K,


and 100 K.

: The impedance color comparison bar shows that if the impedance value is higher
than 10K the color will be red and lower than 10K color will be green.

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CHAPTER 7 SYSTEM SETTINGS

This chapter introduces all settings in the system.

SECTION 1 CASE SETTINGS

Select the Case from the Edit menu, the case window pops up. In the case window, there are 4
pages.

SUBSECTION 1 INFORMATION LABEL

In the Information page, it involves patient information. Examine Date is the recording date and

not editable.

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SUBSECTION 2 STORGAE LABEL

In the storage label, users can set working path. Input the path or click the button to find a

path. If it is a previously saved file, users cannot change the working path. If the file has video,

open the saving file, the video channel and the file name can be shown on the left list. Double

click on the file name to rename it. Patient File is to save the patients basic information;

Waveform File is to save the waveforms data; Event File is to save the added events; Montage

File is to save the montages data. Users can check the data storage files and can rename them.

But for the previously saved files, users cannot rename the File name.

SUBSECTION 3 RECORD LABEL


In the Record page, A/D Record Rate and channel amplify can be set for new records. They are

not editable for existing old files.

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Set the A/D Record Rate: pull down the list of the combo box, and select one between 100Hz,

200Hz, 500Hz, 1000Hz and 2000Hz.

Change target gain for a channel: select one channel on the left table and then press left button

on it again. The target gains combo box is shown and then users select one from the pull-down

list for the channels target gain.

Users can save the current scheme of each channels gain as the default scheme by pressing the

button , which is loaded as properties for later new cases.

Note: normally users do not need to change them and they are pre-set by the manufacturer.

Video settings:

AVI File Size Limit is used to set the maximum size of one video file. When the video file reaches

the set value, another new video file is generated.

Video Record Rate is used to set the recording frequency of the video. Choose one value from

the pull-down list. For the previously saved files, users cannot set the value.

In the Recording Time Control, users can select manually stop recording or automatically

stop recording. The auto recording time can be set here.

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SUBSECTION 4 MONTAGE LABEL

In the montage label, users can check, edit, add and delete the case montages and their

operations. The detailed operation about it please refer to section create a case montage.

SECTION 2 PRE-DEFINED EVENT DIALOG

This pre-defined event dialog is the container for all pre-defined events. For each pre-defined

event, users can modify them by themselves. Users can add or delete event buttons and also edit

the property of any event.

Select Pre-defined Event Dialog from the View pull-down menu. The Pre-defined Event Dialog

pops up.

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SUBSECTION 1 EDIT/ DELETE AN EVENT OR COMMENT

Press right mouse button on the event button of the Pre-defined Event Dialog you want to

operate with, select menu item Property to show and/or edit property of the corresponding

event. Select Delete to delete this event button, and Delete All to delete all event buttons.

SUBSECTION 2 ADD A NEW EVENT OR COMMENT

Press right mouse button on the empty area where there are no any event buttons, another menu

pops up as the following figure.

Select New to add a new event button to the tail of the button list.

Note: If the events type is Events, its priority cannot be changed. If the events type is Comments,

its priority can be changed.

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SECTION 3 SYSTEM SETTINGS

Select System Settings from the pull-down menu Tools, and input the password medex. The

System Settings window pops up, which includes five pages of Review, Storage,

Montage, Report and Other. They are respectively designed for system parameters of

reviewing, storage scheme, system montages, report format, and other miscellaneous system

parameters. Set the system parameters by selecting different tabs. Finally press the button OK

to confirm the changes or press the button Cancel to exit without saving the changes. The

system parameters changes will not take effect until you restart the program MND3000 again.

Followings are the details about the five pages.

SUBSECTION 1 REVIEW PARAMETERS

Select the tab Review to bring forth the reviewing parameters page shown as follows.

The high cuts, low cuts, play speeds, sensitivities, paper speeds, voltage ranges is listed

respectively in the list box High Cut, Low Cut, Play Speed, Sensitivity, Paper Speed

and Voltage Range. Add new items to the list boxes or delete items from them by pressing right

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mouse button in the list boxes and select New from the sequent context menu. To edit an item of

a list box, just single-click left button on the item to make it the current one and then press left

mouse button on it again, or press right mouse button and select Property from the above context

menu. Then input the new value for it. To delete an item, select the Delete from the above context

menu.

Select industrial frequency of your country region from the combo box. The selected value is

displayed in the checkbox on the Review Toolbar.

Press left mouse button on the upward or downward arrow at right of the edit box

to increase or decrease the default Preview Rate.

Press left mouse button on the upward or downward arrow at right of the edit box

to increase or decrease the default Play Step.

Check the radio button to set the default Time Axis Orientation as horizontal or

check the radio button to set it vertical.

The Play Speed column is for the parameter settings for the auto playing. You can set different

values for the jump frequency and jump step, and then the play speed will be auto generated.

Their relationship is: play speed= jump frequency X jump step. After you set here, you will see

the values here to be the option items in the combo box in the Review Toolbar.

SUBSECTION 2 STORAGE PARAMETERS

Select the tab Storage to bring forth the storage parameters page shown as following.

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Pre-defined Event Files, System Montage Files and External Event Files are all stored in disk files.

Enter the paths and names for these files in the corresponding edit box word by word. If the

Pre-defined Event File or the System Montage File you selected dose not exist, a new file will be

created and. when you exit from MND3000, the Pre-defined Event File or System Montage File is

saved in the new file. Press the button to show and/or modify the content of the external

events file.

The work path and the temp path are respectively the path where recorded files (data) and temp

data (files) are to be saved. Enter the pathnames in the edit boxes. Remember that these paths

must already exist; otherwise you will have some troubles when begin recording.

The default file names (Waveform File, Video File, Montage File and Event File) are used as

names for the new files. But you do not need to specify them. Leave these edit boxes blank. Some

rules are used to construct the file names if you do not specify the default values. For details

about the rules, read following texts.

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RULES TO CONSTRUCT FILE NAMES


The names of Waveform File, Event File and Montage File will be the same except for the

extension part (they are respectively . dat, .avi, .vnt and .mtg).

The base part of the file name takes format of IDyyyymmddiii.

The ID is a text string identifying the local system (MND3000). It distinguishes the local MND3000

system from MND3000 systems working on other computer systems within one department. Set it

in the Other page of the System Settings window.

The yyyy is a four-digit string presenting the year part of the date. The mm is a two-digit string

presenting the month part of the date. The dd is a two-digit string presenting the day part of the

date. The iii is a three-digit string presenting the index value of the file within the day.

SUBSECTION 3 MONTAGE SETTINGS

Select the tab Montage to bring forth the montage page which is shown as following.

Two list boxes are presented in this page. One is the Montages and the other is the

Operations.

To add a new system montage, press right mouse button in the Montages list box and select

New from the context menu. A new montage named NoName is added. (The other menu item

Delete is designed for deleting the current list box item and its corresponding montage).

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To rename a montage, press left mouse button on the corresponding list box item to make it to be

the current one and press left button on it again. Then enter the new name for the montage.

Select a montage in the Montages list box, and all operations of it is listed in the Operations list

box.

Press right mouse button in the Operations list box, and select New from the context menu. A

new operation with default properties is inserted into the montage and the corresponding list box

item is added.

Double-click or press right mouse button on the operations name, and the Channel Property

dialog is displayed to set the properties for the operation. Also you can select Delete to omit the

operation from the montage.

Two other methods can add new montages

Press the button on the Parameter Toolbar. New Montage dialog pops up.

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Enter name for the new montage in the top-most edit box (e.g. Montage2).

Press right mouse button in the operation list box (below the edit box), select New from the

sequent context menu. A new operation with default properties is created and the corresponding

text item is added to the list box. Press left mouse button on the newly added item to make it the

current one. Then press right mouse button on it and select Property from the context menu or

simply double-click left mouse button on it to bring forth the Channel Property dialog. Set the

properties for the new operation now. To add more operations, repeat the above steps. If want to

omit an operation, press right mouse button on the corresponding list box item and select Delete

from the above context menu.

All channels (Press the button All Channels to form a Single-polar montage with 16 operations)

or system montage (Press the button From Library, and select a system montage from the

pop-up dialog. The system montages were set as system parameters previously. Then do some

adjustments with the operations properties. Press the button OK. The montage is finally added

to the user montage list and set as the current montage.

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SUBSECTION 4 REPORT FORMAT

Select the tab Report to bring forth the report format page which is shown as following.

Enter texts for three title lines in the corresponding edit box. These three title lines are printed on

the head of the report papers. If you leave any edit box blank, no paper space reserves for the

corresponding title line. Select the right fonts size and font formats for each line by clicking the

button.

Check the button , or to respectively align the lines right, left or middle.

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The ExternalLeading is the space between the intended title line and the next line. Click on the

upward arrow or the downward arrow to increase or decrease the space value.

Press the button in the group box Text to set the font for report text.

Click button to do Report Format Advanced Settings as the following figure.

Here you can the report format which is mainly composed of 4 parts as shown on the left column

in the last figure, EEG Waveform, Topograph, Video and Text. Tick or untick on certain item, the

certain part on the report is shown or unshown on the right report.

Users can choose the paper layout between Portrait and Landscape and can also adjust each

green blocks location and size by dragging the green frames.

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SUBSECTION 5 OTHER SYSTEM PARAMETERS

Select the tab Other to bring forth the page for other system parameters for Ambulatory EEG,

SPO2 &hr, and so on. See the figure as following:

Enter the hospital name in the first edit box. The second edit box is designed for the Local

Identifier of this copy of MND3000 system. This Local Identifier distinguishes this system and

MND3000 systems running in other computer systems, and is used to construct default file names

and work pathname for new files.

Check to checkbox to make the recorded EEG data reverse signed.

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SECTION 4 DATA PROCESS PARAMETER SETTINGS

Select Parameter Settings from the pull-down menu of Data Process, users can do frequency

bands settings, set whether the processing window shows real time analyses results, and choose

the operation for Trendgraphy and CSA.

There are 4 pages for it.

SUBSECTION 1 GENERAL PARAMETER SETTINGS

Select the tab General, the General page pops up.

There are 6 frequency bands provided. Click upward arrow or downward arrow to increase or

decrease low-point and high point of frequency bands.

Click on the button to set all the low-points and high-points to default values. The

six default frequency bands are Delta (0.8-3.8 Hz), Theta (4.0-7.8 Hz), Alpha1 (8.0-9.8 Hz),

Alpha2 (9.8-12.8 Hz), Beta1 (13.0-20.0 Hz) and Beta2 (20.0-30.0 Hz).

Note: 4 basic system frequency bands are defined. They are Delta (0.8-3.8 Hz), Theta (4.0-7.8

Hz), Alpha (8.0-12.8 Hz) and Beta (13.0-30 Hz). Set six frequency bands for the application.

These frequency bands are named based on the above four basic system frequency bands. If the

average of the high frequency and the low frequency is within the range of any basic band, this

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frequency band is named as the basic one. For example, the average (2.45) of the frequency

band (0.9-4.0 Hz) is within the range from 0.8 to 3.8, so the band is named as Delta. If there are

more than one application frequencies bands are within the same basic system frequency band,

indexes are appended after the basic name. For example, you may get Deta1, Deta2 and Deta3

and so on, if there are three frequency bands within the range of the basic frequency band Deta.

SUBSECTION 2 PARAMETERS SETTING FOR TOPOGRAPHY

Select the tab Topography, the Topography page pops up.

If you want to perform topography calculating during recording, check the checkbox

. Otherwise, uncheck it.

SUBSECTION 3 PARAMETERS SETTING FOR TREND GRAPH

Select the tab Trend Graph, the Trend Graph page pops up.

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If you want to perform trend graph calculating during recording, check the checkbox

Check the checkbox to execute EEG waveform filtering before EEG waveforms are

fetched for trend graph calculating.

The Calculation Interval is the interval (in second) of Eclipsed Time between two adjacent

calculation steps. The Data Length is the time length (in second) of EEG data, which is fetched to

complete one step of calculation. The value of Data Length should be more than Calculation

Interval. So there are some data overlaps for several adjacent calculation steps, and the result

trend graph may seem smoother. Click on upward arrow or downward arrow to change the

Calculation Interval and the Data Length.

In the following group box Channel Selection, Select operations to be calculated. There is a

Trend graph window in the Trend graph container for each operation you selected here.

Two list boxes are provided. The left one contains the operations that have not select and the right

one contains the operations that have selected. To select an operation, first select the operation in

the left list box, and then press the button to move it from the left to the right. To unselect an

operation, select the operation in the right list box and press the button to move it to the left.

Press the button to prepare all operations in the left list box for selecting. And

reversal, pressing the button will cancel the selecting preparing status of all the

operations in the left list box.

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Check the radio box , then the operations of the Single-polar montage (simply

composed by the 32 channels) except the selected operations, are listed in the left list box. Check

the radio box , and then select operations from the montages of the current record. All

the montages are listed in the list of the combo box . Pull down the montage list

, and select the montage. All operations, except the operations have selected, are
listed in the left list box. Select the intended operations.

SUBSECTION 4 PARAMETER SETTINGS FOR CSA

Select the tab CSA, the CSA page is brought forth.

Operating with CSA page is the same as operating with the page of Trend Graph.

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SECTION 5 SET PROGRAMS FOR PHOTIC STIMULATION (OPTION)

If the photic stimulator is ordered, users can pre-set photic stimulation programs.

Select Photic Stimulation Settings from the Tools pull-down menu to show the following dialog.

There are five scheme programs from Config1 to Config 5. Select one from the Active

Configuration list. For example, you can select the Config 1 as the above figure. There are

twelve sections of stimulation you can perform for one program. The frequency or the duration of

any section is set to zero, the stimulation stops at this point.

Stimulation interval is the interval time between two sections.

Serial Port is the port used for the photic simulator. For example, COM1 is that the stimulator

uses the COM1 port.

Press the Save Configuration button to save the current program.

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