ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING DESIGN REQUIREMENT
LEGEND and NOTES
6. Medical Gases (23 characters). The number of outlets required for each
gas type is listed in the appropriate column. "0" is entered in columns
where no outlet is required to make the table easier to read.
Medical Compressed Air
Dental Compressed Air
Dental High Vacuum
Dental Low vacuum
Laboratory Dust Evacuation
- See Medical Gas Notes (1 character).
MEDICAL GAS NOTES.
Each patient is provided an oxygen. In psychiatry and light care
units, pipe medical gases through the zone valve box to a point
immediately above the corridor ceiling where the piping will be
Each patient is provided a medical vacuum inlet, see individual
Each patient is provided access to a medical air outlet. Where two
patients share a common wall, they may share a single outlet,
excluding psychiatric patients. Do not provide in pediatric play
The medical gases specified will be per patient station, workstation,
Each overhead service column will contain 2 OX, 2 MV, 1 MCA,
NO. In addition, 1 OX, 1 MCA, 1 MV will be wall or overhead track
mounted, as indicated, for infant resuscitation. Dedicated c-section
rooms may have 2 columns.
All anesthetizing locations will have a waste anesthetic gas disposal
Use of medical vacuum system is not recommended for
evacuation in DoD facilities.
DLV may be used in dental treatment
rooms for anesthesia scavenging where a central system is installed.