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2016 hospital anti bacterial health concept with nanotechnology

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Nanotechnology treatment of fabrics and surfaces in hospitals, hotels and public environments.

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2016 hospital anti bacterial health concept with nanotechnology

  1. 1. Copyright Claude Berube 2016Copyright Claude Berube 2016 Hospital Operating TheatreHospital Operating Theatre andand Patient roomPatient room DesignDesign NANOTECHNOLOGY
  2. 2. Copyright Claude Berube 2016Copyright Claude Berube 2016 Hospital Operating Theatre and Patient roomHospital Operating Theatre and Patient room Hygiene is of primeHygiene is of prime importance in theimportance in the operating theatre.operating theatre. Designers are trying toDesigners are trying to minimize tiles joints whereminimize tiles joints where bacteria can settle but it isbacteria can settle but it is still not sufficient tostill not sufficient to ensure a bacteria freeensure a bacteria free room. Using nanoroom. Using nano photocatalytic tiles canphotocatalytic tiles can contribute largely tocontribute largely to lessening the risk oflessening the risk of infection.infection.
  3. 3. Today’s material technologyToday’s material technology allows us to develop specificallows us to develop specific and secure patient’s hospitaland secure patient’s hospital environment that takes careenvironment that takes care of their unique requirements.of their unique requirements. It is now possible to developIt is now possible to develop concrete practical conceptsconcrete practical concepts that promote functionalitythat promote functionality and comfort while livingand comfort while living these particular moments inthese particular moments in an atmosphere of well-beingan atmosphere of well-being and clinical hygienic safetyand clinical hygienic safety integrating nanotechnologyintegrating nanotechnology protective surfaces.protective surfaces. Hospital Operating Theatre and Patient roomHospital Operating Theatre and Patient room Copyright Claude Berube 2016Copyright Claude Berube 2016
  4. 4. Hospital Operating Theatre and Patient roomHospital Operating Theatre and Patient room These projects haveThese projects have used nanotechnologyused nanotechnology enhancement forenhancement for example in the use ofexample in the use of pleasant upholsteredpleasant upholstered fabrics that canfabrics that can remain clean due toremain clean due to thethe antibacterial andantibacterial and dirt-resistantdirt-resistant propertiesproperties of nanoof nano silver particles.silver particles. Copyright Claude Berube 2016Copyright Claude Berube 2016
  5. 5. Copyright Claude Berube 2016Copyright Claude Berube 2016 Hospital Operating Theatre and Patient roomHospital Operating Theatre and Patient room Light switches or floorLight switches or floor surfaces, which are bothsurfaces, which are both subject to greatersubject to greater exposure to germs, areexposure to germs, are treated similarly. Qualitytreated similarly. Quality wood veneers can bewood veneers can be used thanks toused thanks to antibacterial varnishesantibacterial varnishes.. The poor air quality oftenThe poor air quality often found in hospitals isfound in hospitals is improved by usingimproved by using air-purifying textilesair-purifying textiles and wall paints.and wall paints.
  6. 6. Copyright Claude Berube 2016Copyright Claude Berube 2016 Easy-to-clean surfacesEasy-to-clean surfaces are perfect for sanitaryare perfect for sanitary installations. Last butinstallations. Last but not least, wall tiles innot least, wall tiles in the bathroom, withthe bathroom, with their unhygienic joints,their unhygienic joints, are replaced by aare replaced by a water-repellent yetwater-repellent yet vapor-permeablevapor-permeable ceramic wallceramic wall coveringcovering.. Hospital Operating Theatre and Patient roomHospital Operating Theatre and Patient room
  7. 7. Hospital Operating Theatre and Patient roomHospital Operating Theatre and Patient room Air-purifying wall paintAir-purifying wall paint Air-purifying textilesAir-purifying textiles Accent wood antibacterial floorAccent wood antibacterial floor coveringcovering Antibacterial wood varnishAntibacterial wood varnish Antibacterial and liquid-dirtAntibacterial and liquid-dirt repellent upholsteryrepellent upholstery Antibacterial floor tiles withAntibacterial floor tiles with photocatalytic surfacephotocatalytic surface Antibacterial light switchesAntibacterial light switches Water-repellent, scratch-Water-repellent, scratch- resistant and vapor permeableresistant and vapor permeable ceramic wall coveringceramic wall covering Typical nanotechnology products andTypical nanotechnology products and finishes used in these project.finishes used in these project. Copyright Claude Berube 2016Copyright Claude Berube 2016
  8. 8. Copyright Claude Berube 2016Copyright Claude Berube 2016 Nanocore Claude Bérubé, FIIDA Managing Partner L3.13, Level 3, Wisma BU8 11, Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia Mobile: + (6) 017 616 0900 E-mail: claude@berube.com

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