consists primarily of GFGI radio equipment which is used for voice and
telemetry communications with military and civilian ground and air ambulances.
Multiple radios are used at each location and the basic task for the designer
is to provide site support for the GFGI equipment. Remote control units for
the radio transceivers are included with the radios and these will usually be
installed in ambulance dispatch or in the emergency room nurse's station for
receiving voice and telemetry. The radio transceivers are normally installed
in the penthouse equipment room although some transceivers have no remote
control unit and will be installed in ambulance dispatch. Information must be
obtained on the GFGI equipment to provide the required site support.
Additional service specific requirements are included in reference Naval
Installations EMS installations shall comply with BUMED Instruction
6320.80(emergency medical system).
Electrical Power. Power will be provided for all radios and
remote control units from the life safety branch of the emergency system when
Empty Conduit and Boxes. Junction boxes and empty conduits will
be provided with pull wires to install cables. Provide conduits from the
penthouse to the antennas mounted on the roof and when required, conduits for
coax from ambulance dispatch to the penthouse antennas.
Structural Support. Structural support and sufficient mounting
space will be provided for the antennas.
PHYSIOLOGICAL MONITORING. An empty conduit system with pull wires
will be provided for installation of GFGI equipment and cable for the
monitoring system. All equipment including monitors, computers, and printers
will be connected to the critical branch of the emergency power system. A
GFGI uninterruptible power supply (UPS) will be provided by the using
Cardio-Pulmonary Respiratory Monitoring. Data entry points will
be monitored by a central computer. A minimum of one 25mm (1 inch) conduit
with pull wires will be provided from each data entry point to the
communication system cable tray. Conduits with pull wire will be provided
from the central physiological monitor computer room to the communication
system cable tray. As a minimum data entry/monitor points will be provided as
Emergency Room. Each trauma room, treatment room, treatment
cubicle, and the nurses station. At the nurses station provide conduit to
both the printer and monitor locations.
Surgical Suite. Each operating room, with outlet located in
ceiling service console; Each recovery bed including the isolation rooms;
recovery area nurses station; and the anesthesia work room. At the recovery
area nurses station provide conduit to both the printer and monitor locations.
Each cystoscopy room.
ICU/CCU. Each bed and nurses station. At the nurses station
provide conduit to both the printer and all monitor locations.
step-down Units. At the nurses station provide conduit to both
the printer and all monitor locations.