Conductive floors for safety in hospitals

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TypeArticle
Journal titleJournal, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
ISSN0383-6835
Pages3
Subjecthospitals; safety; conductive floorings; static electricity; securité; revêtement de sol antistatique; charge électrique
AbstractIn the carrying out of surgical operations, anaesthetic gases such as ether, cyclopropane and ethylene are used. When combined with oxygen these anaesthetics form readily ignitable and explosive mixtures, thus constituting a hazard to the patient and to operating room personnel. This paper is a statement of the problem and a review of the more important information which has been obtained to this time with special reference to flooring material.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierDBR-TP-22
NRC number3467
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NPARC number20377041
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Record identifier5597fbba-9393-4d0d-831a-5eda1213aa03
Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-05-09
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