Methodology for analyzing environmental quality indicators in a dynamic operating room environment.

@article{Gormley2017MethodologyFA,
  title={Methodology for analyzing environmental quality indicators in a dynamic operating room environment.},
  author={Thomas Gormley and Troy A. Markel and Howard W. Jones and Jennifer R. Wagner and Damon G Greeley and James H. Clarke and Mark Abkowitz and John Ostojic},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2017},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={
          354-359
        }
}
BACKGROUND Sufficient quantities of quality air and controlled, unidirectional flow are important elements in providing a safe building environment for operating rooms. METHODS To make dynamic assessments of an operating room environment, a validated method of testing the multiple factors influencing the air quality in health care settings needed to be constructed. These include the following: temperature, humidity, particle load, number of microbial contaminants, pressurization, air velocity… CONTINUE READING
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