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Table 1 Characteristics of the dialysis subsystems

From: A multicriteria decision making approach applied to improving maintenance policies in healthcare organizations

Subsystem Number of positions for patient care Number of machines Failure of the subsystem
Dialysis of patients with hepatitis C 5 7 2 machines out of order
Dialysis of patients with hepatitis B 3 5 2 machines out of order
Dialysis of chronic patients 14 18 4 machines out of order
Dialysis of acute patients 3 5 2 machines out of order