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Medical Devices: Use and Safety Bertil Jacobson

Medical Devices: Use and Safety

Bertil Jacobson

Published December 1st 2006
ISBN : 9780702039560
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388 pages
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Fatal accidents occur with medical devices every year. This is the first book for people who use medical equipment, rather than for engineers or technicians. It will help personnel within healthcare to avoid accidents by bridging the gap between theMoreFatal accidents occur with medical devices every year. This is the first book for people who use medical equipment, rather than for engineers or technicians. It will help personnel within healthcare to avoid accidents by bridging the gap between the design principles and the user. The book encourages safe use of a wide range of equipment, from simple thermometers and blood-pressure cuffs to complex equipment such as pacemakers, ventilators and patient monitors.Simple explanations of basic medical devicesCase histories of real-life accidents to highlight risk areasClear, attractive illustrationsTips boxes identify particular problemsBasic Facts boxes supply fundamental information needed by all readersTechnology boxes provide more-advanced explanations for interested or experienced readers