Mobile telephones

Recent concerns have been expressed about malfunctions occurring in equipment when mobile telephones have been used nearby. Equipment affected includes syringe drivers, infusion pumps, and ventilators containing programmable microchips. At present it is not clear whether this is an effect of all types of mobile telephone or only the later type of satellite telephone. Since many hospital porters and security personnel make use of hand-held radio transmitters, it would seem prudent to prohibit the use of all mobile telephones and other radio-transmitting devices in the ICU.

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