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  • Unknown author (WHO, 1994)
    The Oxford Bellows is a hand-operated bellows unit for inflating the lungs (Fig. 4.1). It consists of an inlet connection and valve, the bellows in the middle, an outlet valve with outlet connection, and tap. There is a ...
  • Malkin, Robert (2006)
    This article describes the clinical use of anesthesia machines as well as common problems and engineering details
  • Unknown author (WHO, 1994)
    This article describes the risks associated with the use of bottled gasses in the operating room.
  • Unknown author (WHO, 2008)
    The autoclave is a piece of equipment used for sterilizing. The word sterilizing means the destruction or elimination of all forms of life (microbial, including spores) present in inanimate objects by means of physical, ...
  • Engineering World Health (EWH) (Engineering World Health (EWH), 2016)
    This article contains tips for the preventative maintenance of autoclaves.
  • Engineering World Health (EWH) (Engineering World Health (EWH), 2016)
    This article contains a flowchart fro troubleshooting autoclaves.
  • Unknown author (Duke University, 2014)
    This is a Powerpoint explaining how to use and operated autoclaves and related personal protective equipment.
  • Unknown author (WHO, 1996)
    The choice of laboratory equipment must take into account national regulations and the technical premises that determine the requirements for its appropriate use. The more complex an instrument is, the more the user will ...
  • Unknown author (WHO, 2008)
    An autoclave is a device used to sterilize medical instruments and equipment. It uses steam and pressure in the absence of air to assure sterile conditions. The small, table-top autoclave uses heat to boil water into steam. ...
  • Unknown author (VSO, 1995)
    This article covers the different types of loads an autoclave can be designed for and how each type of autoclave is different, it provides information for testing the different parts on an autoclave, and it covers how to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Unknown author (VSO, 1995)
    Lead acid batteries are used in hospitals to start vehicles and emergency generators or for lighting including mobile theatre lamps. They are also used as part of solar power systems. It is essential that they are well ...
  • Unknown author (EWH, 2016)
    This article contains tips for the preventative maintenance of bililights.
  • Unknown author (2016)
    This article contains a flowchart for troubleshooting bililights.
  • Unknown author (WHO, 2008)
    This equipment is designed for controlling aerosols and microparticles associated with managing potentially toxic or infectious biological material in laboratories in activities such as agitation, centrifugation, pipetting, ...
  • Unknown author (WHO, 1996)
    This article provides schematics as well as describing th operation of blood pressure machines or sphygmomanometers.
  • Malkin, Robert2006 (EWH, 2006)
    Blood pressure machines are one of the primary diagnostic tools used by health care workers. Sphygmomanometers are used for determining the patient’s resting blood pressure, one of the preliminary tests that health care ...
  • Unknown author (2014)
    This article provides repair and troubleshooting information for for automatic blood pressure machines.
  • Unknown author (EWH, 2014)
    This is a troubleshooting flowchart for automatic blood pressure monitors.

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