Steam Sterilisation

Páginas: 4 págs.Autor: Dieter AchterbergConvener, CEN TC 102, Working Group 3, European Committee for Standardization (CEN) Introducción: The roots of steam sterilisation go back to the findings of Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch in the 19th century. Currently, sterilisation system users canresort to a huge potential of sound knowledge. Next to the multitude of scientific…

Proceso de acreditación hospitalaria en un Hospital Comarcal

Todo Hospital, diciembre 2008;252:p.711-7Autor: J. Rodríguez CodinaMáster en Gestión Hospitalaria y de Servicios Sanitarios Introducción: La acreditación es uno de los sistemas para mejorar la calidad de las instituciones sanitarias, para ello es necesario tener unos referentes consensuados y adoptados al entorno. El resultado se obliene a medio o a largo plazo. Se considera la…

Calculate ventilation Life Cycle Cost and Count on Savings

Páginas: 3 págs.Introducción: As the cost of energy seems to grow more than the average inflation, energy efficiency in a broader aspect has come into focus for every-day decisionmakingthroughout industry. Organisations want to see a return on investment in high-efficiency ventilation. Environmental consideration is another aspect that is becoming a natural factor when managing today?s…

Bacteria Die Faster on Stainless Steel

Páginas: 2 págs.Introducción: Professor Wolfgang Wildführ and Dr Annerose Seidel of the Hygiene Institute at the University of Leipzig made the discovery that bacteria die faster onstainless steel. The discovery was made following comparative studies involving plastic. This discovery is thought to be of great importance whenconsidering the use of different materials in hospitals and…

Antiseptic Half-life ? A Smart ?Solution? to Ameliorate Hand Hygiene Chaos?

Páginas: 3 págs.Autor: Dr. Robert L.R. HillHealth Protection Agency (London) and Department of Infection, King?s College Hospital Campus, Guy?s, King?s and St Thomas? School of Medicine Introducción: Much attention is now focused on hand hygiene in healthcare. Handwashing is the prescribed method for preventing cross-infection via the hands, which accounts for about 40% of healthcare-associated…

Efficient hospital lighting

Páginas: 4 págs.Autor: Richard ForsterLighting Consultant and Editor, Society of Light and Lighting Newsletter Introducción: Any hospital complex encompasses a broad range of functional elements and is almost a selfsupporting community. The occupancy is both complex and dynamic and, therefore, any lighting has to meet the separate, and even conflicting,visual needs of staff, patients and…

La protección diferencial y las perturbaciones

Montaje e Instalaciones, abril 2007;415:p.70-3Autor: M. SolàDirector de Prescripción de Schneider Electric España, S.A. Introducción: Cuando una corriente que supera los 30 mA atraviesa una parte del cuerpo humano, la persona en cuestión se encuentra en grave peligro si la corriente no se interrumpe en un muy corto espacio de tiempo. La protección de las…