Natural ventilation for infection control in health-care settings / edited by James Atkinson ... [et al.].

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Geneva : World Health Organization, 2009.
Description
xxv, 106 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
Form/​Genre
Guideline
Summary note
This guideline defines ventilation and then natural ventilation. It explores the design requirements for natural ventilation in the context of infection control, describing the basic principles of design, construction, operation and maintenance for an effective natural ventilation system to control infection in health-care settings.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 55-61).
Contents
Part 1. Infection control and ventilation -- 1. General principles of infection control -- 2. Concepts and types of ventilation -- 3. Infection and ventilation -- -- Part 2. Designing for natural ventilation -- 4. Understanding natural ventilation -- 5. Design and operation -- -- Annex A. Articles included in the systematic review on the association between ventilation and infection -- Annex B. Recommendation GRADE appraisal tables (GRADE system) -- Annex C. Respiratory droplets -- Annex D. Basic concept of ventilation flow rate -- Annex E. Rationale for determining the minimum ventilation rate requirements -- Annex F. Natural ventilation example I: Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo, Lima, Peru -- Annex G. Natural ventilation example II: Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China -- Annex H. Natural ventilation example III: Tuberculosis Control Unit, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore -- Annex I. Natural ventilation example IV: IOM Isolation Centre, Damak, Nepal
Other format(s)
Also available via the World Wide Web.
ISBN
  • 9789241547857
  • 9241547855
OCLC
531098294
RCP
C - O