Alan C. Veeck CAFS

Veeck is executive director of the National Air Filtration Association (NAFA), the trade group that represents air filter manufacturers and distributors worldwide. This article represents his views and opinions gained through 22 years of air filtration experience working with biological contaminants, hospitals and  health care facilities, and cleanroom applications. 

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Guest Column: Air Management as a Patient Wellness Protocol

While hospitals and health care facilities in the United States are some of the best in the world, the chances of contracting an illness while a pateient in one of these facilities is estimated around 10% of admissions. Several studies and reports estimate that approximately 90,000 people died each year as a result of hospital-acquired infections (HAI), also commonly called nosocomial infections. While many of these nosocomial infections are acquired through other than the airborne route, there is solid evidence that inhalation of bacteria and viruses in hospital air can and does cause many additional patient problems.
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