TITLE

Hospital Steam Humidification Systems and the Chemicals they Use

AUTHOR(S)
Rabinovich, Shulamit
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;May2004, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on safety and regulatory considerations in choosing a humidification system for a healthcare setting. Stages of humidification; Dry-steam types of humidifiers that are acceptable in healthcare facilities in California; Disadvantages of electric humidifiers; Factors to consider in steam and condensate piping corrosion.
ACCESSION #
13327028

 

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