37.106.410 MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR A HOSPITAL: CORONARY CARE UNIT
If a hospital provides a coronary care unit, the unit shall comply with the following requirements:
(1) When a patient is cared for in a coronary care unit, a licensed registered nurse shall be on duty.
(2) At a minimum, the following equipment and supplies must be available in a coronary care unit:
(a) oxygen, oxygen and suction apparatus;
(b) defibrillator, resuscitator and respirator;
(c) emergency drugs;
(e) heart-rate meter with an alarm system;
(f) an electrocardiograph which is activated simultaneously with the alarm system and which may also be activated manually or at predetermined intervals;
(g) external pacemaker.
History: Sec. 50-5-103 and 50-5-404, MCA; IMP, Sec. 50-5-103, 50-5-204 and 50-5-404, MCA; NEW, 1980 MAR p. 1587, Eff. 6/13/80; TRANS, from DHES, 2002 MAR p. 185.