Medical Construction & Design

JUL-AUG 2018

Medical Construction & Design (MCD) is the industry's leading source for news and information and reaches all disciplines involved in the healthcare construction and design process.

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4 Medical Construction & Design | J U LY/AUGUST 2018 | MCDM AG.COM DEPARTMENTS – PRODUCTS – Spec'd for Reliability & Flexibility Chicago Faucets selected for hospital's major expansion project. 58 Maintaining Operations Compliant containment system outperforms in healthcare facility restoration. 60 IN EVERY ISSUE 6 Projects Contents – SPOTLIGHT – Rx for Enclosures 4 developing trends of healthcare building envelopes. 18 July/August 2018 > Volume 14, Issue 4 > mcdmag.com INFECTION CONTROL 32 18 60 New Products 62 Spotlight Products: building exteriors 20 22 Infection Prevention Designing to maximize effectiveness of personal protective equipment to keep HAIs at bay. Hospital-acquired infections continue to be a challenge and PPE remains the first line of defense. Integration of PPE into the design of hospitals supports staff efforts to maintain infection control protocols. 28 Keeping Hospitals Healthy Battling healthcare-associated infections with smart design. Areas that make important contributions to implementation of HAI prevention are the design of air-handling systems, physical surfaces in healthcare facilities and the no-touch technology systems used to disinfect them. 32 Emerging Solutions for Emerging Diseases When designing for emerging infectious diseases, three goals come into play — control disease spread, minimize disruption to care and flexibility for everyday use. ISSUE FOCUS 12 Project Pipeline 14 Industry 56 People 64 Industry Events 64 Advertiser Index

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