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Pressure drop: Ensure monitoring of soiled utility and other pressure-sensitive rooms

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May 1, 2018

Make a list of all areas that are required to have positive or negative air pressure and ensure those areas are checked regularly to avoid possible condition-level findings by CMS, The Joint Commission (TJC) or another jurisdiction having authority. For rooms that are in older buildings or areas that might have a harder time maintaining the correct air pressure, check every morning, particularly if you are expecting survey.



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