negative-pressure

negative-pressure

adjective Referring to a ventilation system designed so that air flows from the corridors into an isolation room, ensuring that contaminated air does not pass from the isolation room to other parts of the facility.
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Washington, June 18 (ANI): Researchers have concluded in a study that negative-pressure wound therapy does not necessarily promote healing.
We used negative-pressure dressings to treat a poorly healing cervical rotation flap following radical neck dissection in an elderly man.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Negative-pressure vacuum therapy appears to speed healing and increase the likelihood of complete closure of nonhealing diabetic foot ulcers, Dr.
Hot-water and hot-oil systems; negative-pressure hot-oil and hot-water systems; air- and water-cooled portable, self-contained, and central chillers; cooling towers; and pump-tank sets.
Slow classification and delayed placement of these patients in negative-pressure isolation rooms contributed to the high percentage (73%) of nosocomial infection in Taiwan (1).
C,[R] Therapy to provide clinical and cost-effective treatment by using negative-pressure wound therapy to treat chronic and traumatic wounds.
said Tuesday they will market negative-pressure air tents that can be used as isolation chambers for treatment of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
The lower section is comprised of a small surge hopper that directs material into the throat of a variable speed rotary air lock feeder for volumetric or gravimetric metering into positive- or negative-pressure pneumatic conveyor lines.
To keep airborne chemicals from escaping "hot" rooms -- areas where toxic agents are removed from their containers -- portals are fitted with negative-pressure airlocks.
Millennium Research Group's US Markets for Wound Care Biomaterials 2012 report includes unit, average selling price and revenue information, along with market drivers and limiters and competitive landscape for advanced wound dressings and negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT) systems sold in the United States.
Negative-pressure hot-oil or hot-water units incorporate an on-hoard vacuum pump to generate a controlled and reliable negative pressure.