Airborne Infection Control: Guide to Planning and Designing of Hospitals

by Parvez Ahmad

Hospital planning and designing has undergone many changes to match contemporary clinical challenges in last couple of decades. This book is penned at a time when world is fighting global menace of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). COVID-19 is the biggest medical emergency rather than socio-medico-economic threat of all time’s post-World Health Organization (WHO) inception. This book consists of 21 chapters that provide guidance on effective designing of hospital services, natural ventilation, and zoning concept of various services to reduce the transmission risks. Various chapters focusing on planning and designing of clinical and nonclinical areas of hospitals such as isolation wards/rooms, emergency department, screening room, laboratory, etc. Flow diagrams, schematics, layouts and drawings are provided in this book for easy understanding for the readers. This book is helpful for the healthcare professionals, hospital planners, architects and engineers, public health administration and policy makers, etc.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Ahmad Parvez Planning and Designing Expert of Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities (Including Green Building Project), Public Health Expert; (NABH, Quality Council of India); [ISQua (International Society for Quality in Health Care)]; ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Auditor; (Healthcare/Hospital Management Institutions); (Asia Book of Records and India Book of Records); (Indian Chest Society) (Uttarakhand Chapter)
ISBN 9789390020867
Speciality Hospital Administration
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18629
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 154
Book Type Professional

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