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View the document View the PDF document Anesthesia Machines: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article gives some basic background information on anesthesia machines and how they are used in hospitals, it covers related machinery like vaporizers and rotameters, how to safely handle gases, and it covers how to fix some common problems with these machines.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Autoclaves: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers the different types of autoclaves that one might encounter, it provides information for testing the different parts on an autoclave, and it covers how to maintain an autoclave to ensure it is safe. It also covers how to operate a few common autoclaves.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Balances: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers how balances are used, some common problems that are encountered with balances, and how to calibrate a balance.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Batteries: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article gives some background information on types of batteries and the chemical reactions that drive them. It also provides information on how to find or create an appropriate substitute for a battery or charger.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Blood Pressure Machine: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers how blood pressure machines work and their purpose in hospitals, some common issues with blood pressure machines, and how to test the blood pressure machines properly to ensure they work.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Bottled Gasses: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers some common uses of bottled gases, the function of each component on the gas canister, how to deal with some common problems gas canisters encounter, and how to test if a canister is working correctly.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Centrifuges and Electrical Motors: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers the principles behind centrifuges and electric motors, some common problems they encounter and how to deal with them, and some ways to test if a centrifuge is working correctly.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Clinical Laboratory Ovens: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers some common types of clinical ovens, how to operate them, and how to deal with some common problems they encounter.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World
Resource Description: This is the complete book "Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World" by Robert Malkin. This book covers: OR, ICU, and ER behavior, ventillators, oxygen concentrators, fluid pumps, pulse oximters, bottled gasses, mictrotomes, laboratory ovens and more.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Defibrillators: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article goes over how defibrillators work and some of their common uses, some common problems with defibrillators and how to deal with them, and how to test the basic functionality of a defibrillator.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document ECG (Electrocardiograph): Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article gives detailed information about the principles behind electrocardiograph (ECG) machines, how to operate them, some common problems they encounter, and how to test if an ECG is working correctly.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Electrical Safety and Motors
Resource Description: This article covers the basics of electrical safety with hospital equipment, how to test if an outlet is wired incorrectly, and what devices are safe to use with a different frequency or voltage than they were made for and which are not.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Electrosurgery Machine: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article provides some background information on electrosurgery and electrosurgery machines, covers some common problems with electrosurgery and how to handle them, and how to examine if an electrosurgery machine is ready for use.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Fetal Monitor and Fetal Doppler: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers how fetal monitors are used, the principles behind them, how to handle some common problems they experience, and how to test if they are operating correctly.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Fluid Pump: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers the basic principles behind infusion pumps, how they are used in hospitals, how to deal with some common problems they encounter, and how to test if an infusion pump is working correctly.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Infant Incubator: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers the basic principles behind infant incubators, how to deal with some common problems they encounter, and how to test if an infant incubator is working correctly.
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Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Infant Warmer: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers the basic principles behind infant warmers, how to deal with some common problems they encounter, and how to test if an infant warmer is working correctly.
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Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Laboratory Incubator: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers the basic principles behind laboratory incubators, how to disinfect an incubator for use, and some routine maintenance that should be performed.
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Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Microscope: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers the principles behind microscopes, the different components found in compound microscopes, some common problems that are encountered with compound microscopes and how to resolve them
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Microtome: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers the principles behind several types of microtomes, how to handle some common problems they experience, and some routine maintenance to perform on them.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Oxygen Concentrator: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article describes the engineering principles behind oxygen concentrators, how to deal with some common problems they experience, and how to test one to ensure that it is working correctly.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Phototherapy Lights: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers how phototherapy lights are used in hospitals, some common problems with them and how to resolve them, and some suggested testing.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Procurement Process
Resource Description: This book provides an overview of the procurement process inclduing device evaluation, technology assessment, local regulations, emergencies, and sustainabilty.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Pulse Oximeter: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers the operating principles behind pulse oximeters, some common problems they experience and how to resolve them, and how to test if one is working correctly.
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Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Respiration Rate Meter or Apnea Monitor: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers the operating principles behind a respiration rate monitor, how to fix some common problems they experience, and how to test if one is working correctly.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Suction Machine: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article goes over the principles behind suction machines, how to deal with some common problems they experience, and how to test if one is working correctly.
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Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Theatre Lamps and Lights: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article goes over how a variety of different lights are used in the operating room and how to deal with some common problems with operating room lights.
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Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Troubleshooting Medical Equipment
Resource Description: This article gives a detailed step-by-step guide for how to troubleshoot a potentially broken piece of equipment.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Ventilators: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers the operating principles behind ventilators, the different components in a ventilator, some different modes of ventilation, how to maintain a ventilator in working condition, and how to test if a ventilator is working.
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Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Water bathes, Stir, and Hot Plates: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article covers the operating principles behind water baths and how to deal with some common problems they experience.
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Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Water Purifier: Use and Operation
Resource Description: This article goes over the principles behind water purification, a wide variety of techniques that can be used to purify water, and some simple ways to test if a water purifier is working.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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View the document View the PDF document Equipment Found in OR, ICU and ER
Resource Description: This article covers the precautions that must be taken before performing maintenance work in an intensive care unit or operating room and it also provides a detailed guide for performing maintenance work in an intensive care unit in both developed and developing countries.
Created By: Robert Malkin. From the Publication: Medical Instrumentation in the Developing World.
Date of Publication: 2006.
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