https://www.aorn.org/-/media/aorn/guidelines/position-statements/posstat-endorsed-relative-humidity-joint-communicaiton.pdf

In many locations across the country, cold weather or desert conditions create dry environmental conditions. In order to achieve higher levels of RH that are ...

https://www.aorn.org/guidelines/clinical-resources/clinical-faqs/environment-of-care

Get clinical answers to frequently asked questions about the perioperative environment of care.

https://www.ast.org/uploadedFiles/Main_Site/Content/About_Us/ASTGuidelinesHumidityintheOR.pdf

and Professional Standards Committee, and are AST approved. ... regarding establishing humidity levels in the OR per HDO protocols. Rationale ..... Engineering (ASHE) and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses ( AORN) also.

http://www.ahrmm.org/knowledge-center/resources/advisory-briefing-update/humidity-levels-or-room-012115

Jan 21, 2015 ... This Issue. A change in the standards regulating a hospital's physical environment in the operating room (OR) may conflict with the instructions ...

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/aorn-aha-others-tackle-challenge-of-humidity-levels-in-the-or.html

Jan 30, 2015 ... Lowering the relative humidity levels in an operating room can have an effect on sterile supplies and electro-medical equipment in the OR.

https://www.beckersasc.com/asc-accreditation-and-patient-safety/the-joint-commission-addresses-or-temperature-standard-4-details.html

Feb 16, 2018 ... Here are four clarifications on The Joint Commission's standard for the ... on patient care or the relative humidity level or take further action.

https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/operating-room/getting-back-basics-or-through-evidence-based-practice

Mar 6, 2015 ... AORN Guidelines are evidence-based; the individual references are now ..... “ Many areas of the country experience seasonal humidity levels ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1038380/

In the United States, an air temperature of 70 to 75°F. (21 to 24°C.) with 50 to 60 % relative humidity provides a compromise between the requirements of the ...

https://aornjournal.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1016/j.aorn.2009.05.012

Jun 3, 2009 ... Humidity, temperature, and air exchanges in the OR ... AORN's Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices is available for purchase ...

http://www.jointcommission.org/mobile/standards_information/jcfaq.aspx

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