Temperature and Humidity Control Tool

This tool is a draft policy to foster communication between key stakeholders affected by temperature and humidity in a sterile setting and the effects on patient safety. The tool is based on the white paper "Humidity Control Events in Periopertive Care Areas," 2019 by ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.6, Healthcare Facilities.

 

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