The Importance of Unidirectional Laminar Flow in an Operating Theatre

Unidirectional flow in theatre plays a crucial role in sterility and preventing hospital-acquired infections during surgery. In addition, clean air distribution is fundamental to the health and safety of the surgery team and also provides a comfortable working environment. What is Unidirectional Flow? Unidirectional flow is characterised by streamlines that do not cross over each […]

Laminar Flow Theatres: An Overview

Sterility is non-negotiable in an operating theatre. Surgical site infections (SSIs) can be a life-threatening complication as OR Today reports that 2 in 100 surgeries in the United States of America result in SSIs. Laminar flow systems, which have been in use and development for several decades, go a long way in controlling infections by […]