Converting Typical Patient Space to a Negative Pressure Ward

A significant shortcoming in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and the volume of COVID-19 patients in need of care is hospital bed availability. More specifically, we must also deal with the suitability of these beds for treating a respiratory virus. How do we find a place for those patients, and how do we do so without putting the staff treating patient and rest of the healthcare facility in undue jeopardy? One answer is to create a negative pressure ward through manipulation of existing system controls and balancing.