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Special Edition: Surgical Construction - February 2020 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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mode," says Ms. Leedom. Smooth surfaces No cracks. No seams. No crevices for infectious particles to hide. That's what you want in OR floors, walls and ceilings. But you'll likely use different materials for each. • Walls. You want a smooth, cleanable, durable surface without indents. Avera McKennan used Acrovyn, a hard, durable, cleanable plastic. "The material can't be damaged or nicked like drywall," says facility architect Jacob Bunde, AIA, OCHA, LEED AP. "That way we don't have any particle counts when it gets bumped into." • Floors. "You can't have tile butting up to tile," says Mr. Langlands. "It needs to be sealed, and it needs a continuous molded cove going F E B R U A R Y 2 0 2 0 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 5 9 BRING THE POWER OF STERAMIST ® DISINFECTION TECHNOLOGY TO OUTPATIENT SURGERY SITES ADD THE EFFICACY OF STERAMIST ® TO YOUR AMBULATORY FACILITY TODAY HEALTHCARE STERAMIST TM TOMIMIST.COM 800.525.1698 POWERFUL EFFICACY FOR REDUCING HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS (HAIs) HIGH MATERIAL COMPATIBILITY DISINFECTS ALL SURFACES AND SENSITIVE ELECTRONICS LEAVES NO RESIDUE AND TREATS HARD-TO-REACH AREAS

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