Wireless LAN Access Points in the Medical Field

Date Added: Oct 2009
Format: PDF

Many people view the use of wireless systems for the transfer of voice and data as a cause for concern regarding the potentially adverse effects of radiation on humans. The widespread availability of mobile telephone systems has lead to an increased sensitivity to this theme among the public. This subject is of special significance to the medical environment, such as in hospitals, where the wealth of technical devices must be able to function without interference: A multitude of devices emit electromagnetic radiation which could potentially cause a disturbance to other equipment.