Thoroughly covers the management of medical instrumentation systems with a strong emphasis placed on safety. Coverage includes data communications within hospitals and mobile emergency units, including ambulances and other medical squads. Contains a wealth of practical, how-to advice including and selecting the best desktop computer for biomedical systems, repair methods for water damaged medical equipment, determining what test equipment tools are needed, choosing the right solid-state replacement components, and many others. Provides a vitally important section on preventative maintenance and proper program design. This handy reference is ideal for the clinical technician.