Air Quality Assessment of Some Selected Hospitals within Baghdad City
Engineering and Technology Journal,
2019, Volume 37, Issue 1C, Pages 59-63
Hospitals are institutions designed to provide medical assistance to sick people have harm to their bodies, making them more likely to die than others, so indoor air quality (IAQ) of the various facilities of the hospital must be taken into account by providing an efficient Heating, ventilating and airconditioning (HVAC) systems with periodic maintenance and renewal for nonworking parts, and should appropriate with the health status of admissions, workers and visitors, the present study has been carried out to evaluate indoor air quality (IAQ) for three selected hospitals within Baghdad city. The study period included the summer and winter of (2017) and the pollutants considered are Ozone (O3), Nitrogen dioxide (NO2), Fine particles (PM10), Carbon monoxide (CO), Sulfur dioxide (SO2) and Total volatile organic compounds (TVOCs). In addition to examining the airborne microorganisms by determination, both total count and diversity. The main objective of this paper is to assess the (IAQ) inside the hospital environment.
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