The Changing Scene of Health Care and Technology: Proceedings of the 11th International Congress of Hospital Engineering, June 1990, London, UK

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R.G. Kensett
Taylor & Francis, Jul 15, 2005 - Architecture - 224 pages
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This book provides an excellent opportunity to review developments in health care technology, many facets of which are just as applicable to professionals in the wider field of building services as to those working in health care facilities. This book reflects the adaptation of strategies in health care to economic and demographic change in both developed and developing countries.
 

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Contents

Energy Strategy in English Hospitals
1
Steam Raising Solar Array
8
Efficient Energy Use in Hospitals Trend and Emerging Technologies
13
Energy Management with Information from Building Energy Management Systems
21
Automation with Coal Firing
27
Unconventional Site Energy Strategy
32
Cogeneration in a Public Hospital
36
Cogeneration and Its Application in Hospitals
43
Constructing A Hospital Around A Hospital
182
An Updated Communication System at the New Pietralata Hospital in Rome
187
Staff and Patient Communications Trends and Technologies
194
ISDN Telecommunication in Hospital
204
The Use of Communication Systems in Planning HospitalsThe Example of Bologna
212
The Application of Modern Nurse Call Systems to Flexible Nursing
214
Computerisation of Hospital Engineering
219
Engineering Aspects of Aeromedical Transport
230

New Integrated Gas Turbine CHP and Incincerator Plant
55
The Design and Construction of Hospitals in Developing Countries
60
Training Service and User Personnel in Developing Countries
67
An Assessment of Training Requirements for Health Care Technology in the Developing World
73
Training at NHSTA Falfield
78
A Systems Approach to Documenting Hospital Commisioning and Operating Policies
84
The Westminster and Chelsea Hospital Project
93
Integrated Resource Based Planning and Design for Primary Health Care Buildings
100
Planning a Regional Burns CentreThe Trials and Tribulations
109
Hospitals Should be Beautiful As Well As Functional
116
Estate Management
120
Contract Labour in Hospital Maintenance
125
Third Party Maintenance of Medical Equipment
131
Modernising Health Care Buildings
136
Works Information Management System WIMS
143
Facility Management in Health Care
151
What Future for Old Hospitals?
161
Fire Safety in Health Care Premises
166
A Review of Current Practice for Fire Alarm Detection Systems in UK NHS Hospitals
170
Fire Safety Evaluation System for Canadian Hospitals Phase I Report
176
The Key to Good Management and Design
238
Hospital Lift Refurbishment
240
Hospital Transport Systems General Background
248
Quality Assurance of Medical Equipment
255
The Safety of Electromedical Equipment
262
Systems of Security and Methods as Applied to Hospital Environments
268
Piped Medical Gas Services
275
Prevention of Airborne Transmission of Infection Past Present and Future
279
Legionnaires Disease Aspects of Prevention
285
Hot Water Service Systems and Risks of Legionnaires Disease
287
Air Flow Control Systems for Hospitals and Hospital Laboratories for the 1990s
292
Sterilisation in UK Hospitals
299
Gas Sterilisation in the Medical Field
304
The Way Ahead for Refrigerants and Sterilisation Mixtures
306
Present and Future UK Legislation Governing Waste Disposal
313
Incinerator Process
323
The Private Sector Alternative
329
The Control of Pollution
332
Clinical Waste Disposal in the NHS
343
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