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Healthcare Engineering - Latest Developments and Applications : IMechE Conference Transactions 2003-5 - PEP (Professional Engineering Publishers)

Healthcare Engineering - Latest Developments and Applications

IMechE Conference Transactions 2003-5

Hardcover Published: 25th November 2003
ISBN: 9781860584299
Number Of Pages: 254

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<i>Healthcare Engineering - Latest Developments and Applications</i> focuses on building design and management, environmental issues including energy consumption and emission, plus air quality and infection control in patient areas. <p> Providing an insight into the solutions offered by new technologies and systems to building management challenges <i>Healthcare Engineering - Latest Developments and Applications</i> identifies ideas for improved design and layout of hospitals and equipment. As well as practical advice on how to control energy consumption, and updates on the latest research into hospital acquired infection, this volume gives detailed analysis of hygiene control in operating theatres. <p> An up-to-date text essential for the study of Healthcare Engineering.

Healthcare Engineering Building Management
C617/030/2003 Integrated communications protocols and technologies for hospitalsp. 3
C617/032/2003 Building services control enters the Internet erap. 17
Design
C617/025/2003 The implication of PFI on health care premises engineering design, durability, and maintenancep. 33
C617/035/2003 Recent developments in hospital fire risk assessmentp. 41
C617/036/2003 Healthcare engineering and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)p. 53
C617/015/2003 Product oriented design of healthcare systemsp. 63
Sustainability in the NHS
C617/034/2003 Sustainability in the NHSp. 79
C617/027/2003 Cutting carbon emissions in and saving money for our hospitalsp. 89
C617/005/2003 Refrigerant gas leakage--a global problemp. 97
Energy
C617/009/2003 The utilization of energy in hospitalsp. 109
C617/010/2003 Healthcare energy targetsp. 119
C617/021/2003 CHP in hospitalsp. 127
Infection Control and Indoor Air Quality
C617/011/2003 Improvements in ionization for the control of legionellap. 139
C617/029/2003 Airborne infection in hospitalsp. 149
C617/023/2003 Validation of a predictive tool to evaluate air flow strategies and working practices in reducing the risk of infection of staff and patientsp. 159
C617/001/2003 A simple model for predicting the performance of upper-room UV air disinfection systemsp. 169
Operating Theatres
C617/019/2003 Model study of air circulation in an operating theatrep. 181
C617/038/2003 A novel mobile ultra clean laminar air flow screen as additional operating room ventilation reduces bacterial contamination to operating box levelsp. 195
C617/014/2003 Operating theatres with individual climatized, ventilated, and ultra clean air zones--a new internationally patented systemp. 203
C617/016/2003 Localized air delivery to reduce wound contamination in operating theatresp. 219
Additional Papers
C617/008/2003 Pressure independent flow control valvesp. 231
C617/037/2003 Electrical power supply security and reliability--assessing the viability of hospital expansionp. 243
Authors' Indexp. 253
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ISBN: 9781860584299
ISBN-10: 1860584292
Series: Imeche Event Publications
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 254
Published: 25th November 2003
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 16.5  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 1

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