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  • Fear, David; Skeet, Muriel (VSO, 1995)
    The boiling water disinfector consists of a metal box with a closely fitting lid; in some cases a gasket is fitted between the box and the lid. The water vapour should pass without obstruction via the lid. Inside, the ...
  • Skeet, Muriel; Fear, David (VSO, 1995)
    This article describes how to troubleshoot and test power supplies, sockets, and plugs.
  • Skeet, Muriel; Fear, David (VSO, 1995)
    Disinfection is recommended for equipment that is not intended for piercing the skin, or touching open wounds. Disinfected equipment may safely be in contact with the intact skin and mucous membranes of the body. Equipment ...
  • Skeet, Muriel; Fear, David (VSO, 1995)
    There are several types of suction machine. According to the design, different flow rates and different pressures - high, low or dual - can be attained. It is important to read and understand the relevant documentation ...
  • Skeet, Muriel; Fear, David (1995)
    The general principle is that air is processed before it reaches the baby (Figure 43). An electric fan draws room air through a bacterial filter which removes dust and bacteria. The filtered air flows over an electric ...
  • Skeet, Muriel; Fear, David (VSO, 1995)
    A fixed theatre lamp is suspended from the ceiling of an operating theatre or treatment room, directly over the centre of the table. It can be positioned by moving the lamp head and its outreach arm (Figure 38). It has ...
  • Skeet, Muriel; Fear, David (VSO, 1995)
    A refrigerator consists of a heavily insulated cabinet with an efficient door seal which prevents heat from the outside entering the cabinet. The temperature inside a refrigerator is kept low by a closed coiled circuit ...
  • Skeet, Muriel; Fear, David (VSO, 1995)
    An operating table has several features which allow the surgical team to position the patient as required (Figure 35). As there are many models, the following information is presented as a general guide only.
  • Skeet, Muriel; Fear, David (VSO, 1995)
    The selected suction cap is placed on the baby’s head when it appears. The screw valve on the vacuum pump is closed and the pump is pumped by hand until a vacuum is created. The level of this is indicated on the vacuum ...

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