Effectiveness of air purifiers in intensive care units: an intervention study.

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ARIKAN İ., GENÇ Ö., Uyar C., Tokur M. E., BALCI C., Renders D.

The Journal of hospital infection, vol.120, pp.14-22, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 120
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jhin.2021.10.011
  • Journal Name: The Journal of hospital infection
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, PASCAL, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.14-22
  • Keywords: Air purifiers, Intensive care unit, Hospital-acquired infections, INFECTIONS, OUTBREAK, IMPACT, WORK
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Effective design and operation of intensive care unit (ICU) ventilation systems is important to prevent hospital-acquired infections. Air purifiers may contribute.