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Gestión del manejo integral de los desechos sólidos en el hospital Alemán Nicaragüense de Managua

Author(s): K. Blandón | Z. Castellanos

Journal: Nexo
ISSN 1818-6742

Volume: 23;
Issue: 02;
Start page: 53;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Hospital solid waste | management | handling.

The study was the management of Hospital Solid Waste (HSW) at the Nicaraguan German Hospital (NGH). The general objective proposed was a system of management of hospital waste solid waste (both non-hazardous but excluding radioactive) generated by the NGH. A quantification of the HSW was carried out during the assessment period and a list of HSW was formulated. The current problems in the handling of waste were identified and a proposal for the safe handling of waste was put forward, those under consideration are: an integrated plan for handling of HSW to include all waste (non-hazardous and hazardous but excluding radioactive) a proposal for adequate equipment for the internal and external collection and transportation of HSW. A proposal for the construction of an internal temporary storage area for HSW and a proposal for a treatment system and definitive alternative for the disposal of HSW produced by NGH.
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