Hong Kong Med J 2008;14(Suppl 1):S37-41
Controlling infectious bioaerosols at source using novel local exhaust ventilation devices
JK Kwan, SCT Yu, FL Lau, TY Wong, MH Ng, KK Chan, YG Li
Health, Safety and Environmental Office, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
1. Local exhaust ventilation concepts derived from industrial settings can be successfully adapted and applied in clinical environments for infection control at source.
2. Local exhaust ventilation devices developed during this study effectively removed infectious airborne bioaerosols at source.