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  • Malkin, Robert (2006)
    This article describes the clinical use of anesthesia machines as well as common problems and engineering details
  • Malkin, Robert (EWH, 2006)
    Balances are accurate and precise instruments used to measure the weight or mass of a substance or material. The ability to measure material as large as 50kg and as small as 10μg makes them quite common. There are two ...
  • Malkin, Robert (2006)
    While not a medical device in itself, the battery, like the generator, is often the source of problems in developing world hospital equipment. The battery comes in a wide variety of forms and can be used to provide electrical ...
  • Malkin, Robert (EWH, 2006)
    Ovens in laboratories are used to dry samples and for evaporating, dehydrating or sterilizing. On a limited basis some are used as a dry incubator. In many cases, precise temperature control is required. Clinical ovens ...
  • Malkin, Robert (EWH, 2006)
    This article describes the clinical use of bottle gasses for anesthesia as well as common problems associated with their use.
  • Malkin, Robert (EWH, 2006)
    Many patients in an intensive care and the operating room require the mechanical ventilation of their lungs. All thoracic surgery patients, for example, require mechanical ventilation. Some patients simply need assistance ...
  • Malkin, Robert (EWH, 2006)
    A defibrillator is used to reverse fibrillation of the heart, restoring the heart’s normally coordinated contractions. The uncoordinated contractions of the heart can take place in the atrial, or upper, chamber of the heart ...
  • Malkin, Robert (Engineering World Health (EWH), 2006)
    This article describes the principles of operation of ECGs as well as common problems associated with these devices.
  • Malkin, Robert (2006)
    In the developing world, the biomedical engineer will often be called into an active room to do a quick repair or adjustment. You will need to know what procedures to follow. Procedures will vary from hospital to hospital ...
  • Malkin, Robert (2006)
    Fetal monitors document two major functions: 1) the heart rate of the fetus, and 2) the contractions of the mother. A normal fetal heart rate is between 110 to 160 beats a minute. The sound of the beat is usually strong ...
  • Malkin, Robert (2006)
    Fetal monitors document two major functions: 1) the heart rate of the fetus, and 2) the contractions of the mother. A normal fetal heart rate is between 110 to 160 beats a minute. The sound of the beat is usually strong ...
  • Malkin, Robert (2006)
    A baby incubator is an isolation chamber that helps regulate the temperature of an infant and can provide air which is enriched in humidity or oxygen. The basic machine has a place for the baby to lie and is surrounded by ...
  • Malkin, Robert (2006)
    The infant warmer is an open device for keeping a baby warm. True infant warmers use resistance or radiant (infrared energy) heating elements, not heat lamps, which can burn. Warmers are often used for the patients that ...
  • Malkin, Robert (2006)
    ¿Cómo prueba usted un desfibrilador en un cerdo recién sacrificado? ¿Cómo puede usted utilizar un pedazo de pollo para probar una unidad electroquirúrgica? ¿Cómo puede usted probar las luces de fototerapia antes de ...
  • Malkin, Robert (Engineering World Health, 2006)
    ¿Cómo prueba usted un desfibrilador en un cerdo recién sacrificado? ¿Cómo puede usted utilizar un pedazo de pollo para probar una unidad electroquirúrgica? ¿Cómo puede usted probar las luces de fototerapia antes de ...
  • Malkin, Robert (Engineering World Health, 2006)
    Comment testez-vous un défibrillateur sur un cochon fraichement tué ? Comment pouvez-vous utiliser un morceau de poulet pour tester un bistouri électrique ? Comment pouvez-vous tester les bilirubinomètres avant de les ...
  • Malkin, Robert (Engineering World Health, 2014)
    In 2003, Engineering World Health reported that 44% of the medical equipment problems found in the developing world are user error (only slightly higher than found in the United States). How to diagnose and understand user ...
  • Malkin, Robert (Engineering World Health, 2014)
    This book should be completed before you arrive at your hospital as it is too time consuming to complete it once you are there. However, you should consider bringing this text with you. You can donate it to your hospital, ...
  • Malkin, Robert (Engineering World Health, 2006)
    How do you test a defibrillator without a defibrillation tester? How can you use a piece of chicken to test an electrosurgery unit? These are the types of questions that an engineer working in a developing world hospital ...
  • Malkin, Robert (Engineering World Health (EWH), 2006)
    How do you test a defibrillator without a defibrillation tester? How can you use a piece of chicken to test an electrosurgery unit? These are the types of questions that an engineer working in a developing world hospital ...