Ventilation

Inspiring the next generation of engineers to fight pandemics

IMechE Fellow Professor Cath Noakes – image credit The Royal Institution Disease transmission is generally viewed as a medical challenge, but Covid-19 has demonstrated how important engineering is to understanding the pathways of infection and mitigating risks in our homes, schools, workplaces, and our social environments. The science of virus …

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This new Adidas spin shoe is strategically designed to avoid sweaty socks

Adidas have released a new shoe specifically designed for indoor cycling, with plenty of extra ventilation to keep your feet from overheating during a tough session on a spin bike or turbo trainer. A pair of cycling shoes can make all the difference in a spinning class; they’re much less …

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Covid-19 left me on a ventilator for four days … but I still respect the players who decided not to get bitten

I spent four days in the hospital on a ventilator, suffering from Covid, in the spring of 2020. And I have a teammate in Birmingham, Neil Etheridge, who almost died of the disease. 5 Troy Deeney reveals he spent four days in hospital last year after contracting coronavirusCredit: Le Soleil …

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A Case of Effective Intravenous Methylprednisolone Pulse Therapy for Severe COVID-19 Infection After Arteriovenous Transplant Surgery – Kamata – 2022 – Respiratory Case Reports

INTRODUCTION COVID-19 infections in patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESRD) are more likely to become serious than in other patients, with a high death rate.1 Of the therapeutic agents known to be effective, only corticosteroids can be used in patients with ESRD, severely limiting the treatment options. Although low dose …

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Sabrina Maddeaux: When it comes to controlling COVID, it’s ventilation, stupid

Breadcrumb Links NP Comment To win this long-term battle and ward off future pandemics, Canada will need to take improving its ventilation standards seriously. Author of the article: Sabrina Maddeaux Release date : Dec 16 2021 • 1 hour ago • 3 minutes to read • 9 comments Photo by …

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COVID deaths in the United States reach 800,000 by year-end

MISSION, Kan. – Carolyn Burnett is getting ready for her first Christmas without her son Chris, a beloved high school football coach whose outdoor memorial service drew hundreds of crowds. The unvaccinated 34-year-old father of four died in September from COVID-19 after nearly two weeks on a ventilator, and his …

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Advice on the use of positive pressure tube ventilation in calf barns

Most calf houses could benefit from positive pressure tube ventilation (PPTV) systems that ensure fresh, clean and still air is supplied at calf height to every location in the shed. The PPTV is made up of a long tube that runs along the internal length of a calf house with …

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Hospitalized for 147 days on ventilator, COVID patient was ‘suffocated to death’, but believes God sent her this sign in a dream

An Alabama woman who came close to death as she battled COVID-19 in hospital for 147 grueling days believes God sent her a sign during the heartbreaking ordeal. Lynn Black Owens, who spent a remarkable 47 days on a ventilator, remembers seeing a purple light in one of her dreams …

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Study shows benefits of regular classroom ventilation – expat guide to Switzerland

A Swiss study has found that classrooms in poorly ventilated schools have up to six times more cases of Covid-19 compared to those that are regularly disseminated. Research conducted by the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) analyzed data from CO2 sensors in 150 classrooms in the …

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BESA Expert at the Presidency of the Safety and Health Engineering Partnership

Rebecca Crosland, honored at the 2020 H&V News Awards for her work in supporting the construction industry’s response to the pandemic, will assume the role of Chair of the Engineering Safety Partnership Rebecca Crosland of BESA has been elected as the new President of the Safety and Health Engineering Partnership …

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