EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH
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Influence of Ventilation in Healthcare Facilities Prevention of Infection COVID-19: Systematic Review Study

European Journal of Sustainable Development Research, 2021, 5(4), em0170, https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11202
Publication date: Sep 02, 2021
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ABSTRACT

Currently, (2019-2020) COVID-19 global pandemic is caused by a member of the Coronaviridae group. Some human viruses are spread from human to human by way of droplets or aerosols, but fewer viruses are persistently airborne in transmission, and the healthcare-associated epidemic of airborne viral infection are restricted to very few surrogates. In addition, it is one of the most efficient tools (i.e., the second one) for preventing inside air pollution through ventilation. To our aim was to perform a rapid literature review to answer the following question: does ventilation in healthcare facilities prevention of infection COVID-19?
This study is a systematic review by searching among published articles in Embase, PubMed/MEDLINE, Scopus, PubMed Central (PMC), Google Scholar databases as well as medRxiv by using the following keywords: ‘COVID-19’, ‘healthcare settings’, ‘prevention’, ‘ventilation’, ‘Hospital, ‘Infection’, and ‘Air changes per hour.
After investigating the information and quality of articles, 52 articles were included in this study. The literature denotes that temperature, relative humidity, and ventilation and air conditioning systems have beneficial effects to prevent COVID-19 infection.
The results of this study demonstrated that many parameters basic strategy of control COVID-19 include: hand hygiene, social distancing, screening and case finding, isolation and separating, decontamination and disinfection, and effective ventilation. Thus, based on recommendations of CDC, WHO, and other studies effective ventilation is the most important transmission of respiratory disease control strategy, specially COVID-19.

KEYWORDS

coronaviruses infections prevention and control ventilation

CITATION (APA)

Fadaei, A. (2021). Influence of Ventilation in Healthcare Facilities Prevention of Infection COVID-19: Systematic Review Study. European Journal of Sustainable Development Research, 5(4), em0170. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11202
Harvard
Fadaei, A. (2021). Influence of Ventilation in Healthcare Facilities Prevention of Infection COVID-19: Systematic Review Study. European Journal of Sustainable Development Research, 5(4), em0170. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11202
Vancouver
Fadaei A. Influence of Ventilation in Healthcare Facilities Prevention of Infection COVID-19: Systematic Review Study. EUR J SUSTAIN DEV RES. 2021;5(4):em0170. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11202
AMA
Fadaei A. Influence of Ventilation in Healthcare Facilities Prevention of Infection COVID-19: Systematic Review Study. EUR J SUSTAIN DEV RES. 2021;5(4), em0170. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11202
Chicago
Fadaei, Abdolmajid. "Influence of Ventilation in Healthcare Facilities Prevention of Infection COVID-19: Systematic Review Study". European Journal of Sustainable Development Research 2021 5 no. 4 (2021): em0170. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11202
MLA
Fadaei, Abdolmajid "Influence of Ventilation in Healthcare Facilities Prevention of Infection COVID-19: Systematic Review Study". European Journal of Sustainable Development Research, vol. 5, no. 4, 2021, em0170. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11202

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