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is the air cleaner on medical or surgical wards?

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Dr. Ernest Block
35 years experience Trauma Surgery
Mostly no difference: Unless there are specific ventilation processes, there is usually no difference. Many nursing units are referred to as "med/surg" meaning capability to handle either surgical or medical patients. Sometimes, the distinction between these groups of patients is not so clear.
Answered on Jun 26, 2013
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