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By Joseph R. Luciano (auth.)

This is a good conceived and finished quantity detailing in just about encyclopedic proportions the query of regulate of air­ borne illness in health center environments. many various ap­ plication parts are defined and good documented. substitute suggestions are offered in ancient viewpoint with the neces­ sary clinical heritage to supply the uninitiated an oppor­ tunity to profit not just tips on how to remedy a specific challenge yet extra significantly why one resolution is optimal to a different. each clinician involved for his sufferers' welfare needs to give some thought to the standard of our surroundings in the hospital--for merely there's it almost certainly controllable Airborne dissemination of nosocomial infections are thought of regularly infrequent this present day. this can be the results of enhanced intrahospital environmental keep watch over or larger an infection keep watch over ideas. If one considers airborne contaminatiqn, actual or power, as bad inside yes components of a health facility then right environmental keep watch over has to be incorporated within the framework of the actual and useful struc­ ture. frequently it really is tough to specify which controls are wanted for a particular program. usually this can be a challenge of in­ sufficient wisdom of the applying quarter and never the supply of expertise. Too frequently, within the rush to supply an answer the latest and so much refined apparatus is selected, put in, and located to be greater than is needed for the duty. to prevent all these mistakes it is vital to supply a chain of other ideas for every problem.

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1- 25 . Schematic flow diagram of air handl ing system employing a sprayed coil unit serving a surgery suite . Hospital location - New York . 29 CONVENTIONAL AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS ABANDONED a DISMANTLED AIR CONDITIONING UNIT EXTERIOR LOUVER TYP. A. EXISTING 100% O. A. AIR EXISTING SUPPLY DUCTWORK ,--+--,- CONDITIONING UNIT EXISTING EXHAUST DUCTWORK EXHAUST Fig. 1-26. FAN Schematic diagram of existing air conditioning system in an eastern hospital where renovations are being planned. An existing operating suite (see Fig.

1-18. CONDENSATE DRAIN A-A 10-60% (I TO 5 MICRON PARTICLES) Hospital located in Southern California. 1. Surgery and recovery areas are served by packaged air conditioning unit. 2. Maintenance had to cut a hole in side panel of unit, adjacent to cooling coil, in order to periodically remove muck and slime which accumulates due to stoppage of screened opening in condensate drain pan. Fresh air, poorly filtered, passes over this condition. Screen unit was examined and found to be completely blocked with dead insects and debris.

Supply: Soiled Room 4 4 4 2 6 2 Clean Workroom 4 4 4 2 4 2 Unsterile Supply 2 2 2 2 2 2 Storage A - Mlnlmum total alr changes per hour B - Minimum air changes per hour of outdoor air Note - Spaces where quantities are not indicated are governed by local and State codes. 48 CHAPTER 1 TABLE I-VIII. COMPARATDlE VENTILATION STANDARDS (1974) HILL-BURIDN, ASHRAE AND MILITARY Hill-Burton ASHRAE MILITARY (1) VA(2) DESIGNATION A B A B A B A E Operating Room Emerg. R. Emerg. Room Delivery Room Nursery Recovery Intensive Care Patient Room Patient Room Corridor IsolatIon Boom Treatment Soiled Workroom Clean Workroom Autopsy Laundry Central Medical and Surg.

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