RamsThoughts

February 9, 2006 6:16 pm

Cellular phone usage in hospitals

Filed under: Medical,Miscellaneous,Tech — ramsblog @ 6:16 pm

Have you ever wondered and thought “jeez, wish I could use the cell phone in this hospital!”. I did, when I didn’t have coins to use pay phone and it was chill outside to get out and catch the signals. Cell phones are usually not allowed in hospitals for some other reasons. Well, Live Science says it is Okay to use mobile phones and the likelihood of electro-magnetic interferences is very low. read more…

excerpt: “The new digital cell phones used much higher power and operate at a different frequency,” Ruskin said. “The small risks of electromagnetic interference between mobile telephones and medical devices should be weighed against the potential benefits of improved communication.

 

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