Effect of air humidification on the sick building syndrome and perceived indoor air quality in hospitals : a four month longitudianl study

Source: OAI


Sumario: The sick building syndrome (SBS) involves non-specific symptoms such as irritation to the eyes, skin, and upper airways, headache, and fatigue. In recent years, several epidemiological or experimental investigations on such symptoms have been published. This study had two aims. The main aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of steam air humidification on SBS and perceived air quality during the heating season. The second aim was to study possible effects of air humidification on selected physical, chemical, and microbiological exposures in the buildings

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