Legal Protection for Consumers of Nitrogen Gas Users (Case Study of Inefficient Medical Gas)

Siregar, Rospita Adelina (2018) Legal Protection for Consumers of Nitrogen Gas Users (Case Study of Inefficient Medical Gas). In: Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Energy and Mining Law (ICEML 2018). Atlantis Press, pp. 279-281. ISBN 978 94 6252 576 4

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Abstract

Nitrogen is gas-shaped chemical element, symbolized with the letter N and its atomic number is 7.Nitrogen is colorless, odorless, flavorless gas, as well as diatomic gas which is difficult to react with other elements or compounds, forming Nitrous Oxide Medical Gas (N2O), in the medical field is used as Analgesic (pain relief), Anaesthesia (measure to relieve pain while performing surgery), used by the surgeon for cryosurgery and cryobiology. The switch of N2O tube with CO2 on the anaesthesic machine that occurred in a hospital in Bengkulu in 2001 that led to the death of a patient, who underwent the right leg bone surgery due to broken leg. The medical staff’s fault clearly did not apply the customer protection right and by violating the comfort and safety rights. The consequence is the medical providers must be responsible, based on the Regulation of the Minister of Health number 4/2016 on the usage of medical gas and medical vaccum on the health service facility and the Decree of the Minister of Health number 1439/2002 on the usage of medical gas on the health medical service, profession standardization,medical gas operational standard procedure.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: MEDICINE > Medicine (General)
Depositing User: Edi Wibowo
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2019 04:15
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2019 04:15
URI: http://repository.uki.ac.id/id/eprint/708

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