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DIN Standards Committee Rescue Services and Hospital

About NARK

The DIN Standards Committee Rescue Services and Hospital (NARK) is responsible for the national standardization work and represents the German standardization interests at the European level (CEN) and at the International level (ISO) in the areas rescue services; hospital field, and medical technology.
The NARK covers the development of standards required for the organized rescue service to ensure smooth processing of medical treatment comprising the necessary equipment of vehicles used for land, water and air transports including their medical apparatus. By means of standardization for these fields of activities, a medical treatment conforming to the current state of scientific and technical knowledge in emergency medical aid, to medical-technical equipment as well as to automotive engineering technology shall be guaranteed. Furthermore, a transport of emergencies and other patients satisfying the medical needs is ensured.

The NARK is also concerned with the standardization of

  • vehicles and technical equipment for the transport of disabled persons,
  • terminology,
  • graphical symbols (pictograms),
  • modular systems,
  • organizational structures and procedures
  • as well as wall and equipment protection at hospitals.

The standardization work in the field of medical technology is focused on

  • anaesthetic and respiratory equipment,
  • tracheal tubes,
  • laryngoscopes,
  • central gas supply equipment
  • and pressure chambers for hyperbaric therapy.

The standardization work in these fields is closely linked with the work of the DKE German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies of DIN and VDE.

How is NARK composed?


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DIN e. V.

Elisabeth Beck

Alexander-Wellendorff-Str. 2
75172 Pforzheim

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New projects
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DIN EN ISO 80601-2-74 2020-09-01 Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-74: Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of respiratory humidifying equipment (ISO/DIS 80601-2-74:2020); German and English version prEN ISO 80601-2-74:2020 More  Comment 
DIN EN ISO 10079-2 rev 2020-08-14 Medizinische Absauggeräte - Teil 2: Handbetriebene Absauggeräte More  Comment 
DIN EN ISO 10079-1 rev 2020-08-14 Medizinische Absauggeräte — Teil 1: Elektrisch betriebene Absauggeräte More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN ISO 80601-2-74 2020-12 Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-74: Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of respiratory humidifying equipment (ISO/DIS 80601-2-74:2020); German and English version prEN ISO 80601-2-74:2020 More 
DIN EN ISO 19223 2020-12 Lung ventilators and related equipment - Vocabulary and semantics (ISO 19223:2019); German and English version prEN ISO 19223:2020 More 
DIN EN ISO 80601-2-90 2020-11 Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-90: Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of ventilatory high-flow therapy equipment (ISO/DIS 80601-2-90:2020); German and English version prEN ISO 80601-2-90:2020 More  Read draft and comment

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New publications
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DIN EN 13718-1 2020-10 Standard Medical vehicles and their equipment - Air ambulances - Part 1: Requirements for medical devices used in air ambulances; German version EN 13718-1:2014+A1:2020 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN EN 13718-2 2020-10 Standard Medical vehicles and their equipment - Air ambulances - Part 2: Operational and technical requirements for air ambulances; German version EN 13718-2:2015+A1:2020 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO 26825 2020-10 Standard Anaesthetic and respiratory equipment - User-applied labels for syringes containing drugs used during anaesthesia - Colours, design and performance More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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