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by Jo Anna M. Shimek,Jorge Emmanuel,Peter Orris,Yves Chartier

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  • ISBN 9241548185
  • ISBN13 978-9241548182
  • Language English
  • Author Jo Anna M. Shimek,Jorge Emmanuel,Peter Orris,Yves Chartier
  • Publisher World Health Organization; 1 edition (November 1, 2011)
  • Pages 57
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  • Subcategory Medicine and Health Sciences
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This short guide is designed to provide step-by-step instructions for the safe substitution of non-mercury thermometers and sphygmomanometers in health-care settings. It identifies the resources available to provide confidence that the substituted products will provide equivalent accuracy and comparable clinical utility, while protecting health-care workers and the environment. It is designed for professionals responsible for institutions or ministries desiring to switch to safer non-polluting technologies in health care.This guide is also an output of a global mercury-free health-care initiative in which WHO is engaged. This global initiative promotes the substitution of mercury-based medical devices with safe, affordable, accurate alternatives around the world. The global mercury-free health-care initiative has documented mercury substitution in dozens of countries. It has also produced a series of additional resources for health professionals, health-system managers and government officials that can be useful in developing and implementing policy and strategies for mercury substitution in the health sector.

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The global mercury-free health-care initiative has documented mercury substitution in dozens of countries. It has also produced a series of additional resources for health professionals, health system managers and government officials that can be useful in developing and implementing policy and strategies for mercury substitution in the health sector.

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It is designed for professionals responsible for institutions or ministries desiring to switch to safer nonpolluting technologies in health care.

This short guide is designed to provide step-by-step instructions for the safe substitution of non-mercury thermometers and sphygmomanometers in health-care settings. It is designed for professionals responsible for institutions or ministries desiring to switch to safer nonpolluting technologies in health care. This guide is also an output of a global mercury-free health-care initiative in which WHO is engaged.

The replacement of mercury thermometers and sphygmomanometers blood pressure measuring device with nonmercury alternatives is a major step towards mercuryfree health care. A separate guidance document deals with technical specifications1. General information is also provided on validation protocols for nonmercury devices. This guidance is intended for several audiences and purposes as described below.

The mercury sphygmomanometer was introduced over 100 years ago. Mercury, however, is a potent human . Mercury, however, is a potent human neurotoxin. An international effort has developed to eliminate health-care sources of mercury-the thermometer and replace them with less toxic alternatives. There is concern regarding the accuracy of these alternative devices.

Replacement of mercury thermometers and sphygmomanometers in health care. "Dr. Peter Orris Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Global Health Global Green and Healthy Hospitals". Retrieved 28 May 2017. WHO. "Health Activist Dinner".

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This short guide is designed to provide step-by-step instructions for the safe substitution of non-mercury thermometers and sphygmomanometers in health-care settings.

Authors: World Health Organization. This short guide is designed to provide step-by-step instructions for the safe substitution of non-mercury thermometers and sphygmomanometers in health-care settings.

1 Emmanuel, J. Guidance on Technical Specifications for Non-Mercury Medical Devices, UNDP GEF Project, 2011; Shimek, J, Emmanuel, J, Orris, P and Chartier, Y, Replacement of mercury thermometers and sphygmomanometers in health care: Technical guidance. Guidance on Technical Specifications for Non-Mercury Medical Devices, UNDP GEF Project, 2011; Shimek, J, Emmanuel, J, Orris, P and Chartier, Y, Replacement of mercury thermometers and sphygmomanometers in health care: Technical guidance, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 2011; Affordable technology: blood pressure measuring devices for low resource settings, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 2005; WHO CVD-risk management package. for lowand medium-resource settings, World Health Organizations, Geneva, Switzerland, 2002.