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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 2016, Article ID 7267983, 16 pages
Research Article

Two Different Maintenance Strategies in the Hospital Environment: Preventive Maintenance for Older Technology Devices and Predictive Maintenance for Newer High-Tech Devices

Department of Biomedical Device Technology, Istanbul University, 34320 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 26 August 2015; Revised 4 February 2016; Accepted 29 February 2016

Academic Editor: Manuel Doblaré

Copyright © 2016 Mana Sezdi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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