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This study; It was planned to (1) determine the effect of surgical smoke on indoor air quality and (2) examine its effect on physical symptoms and throat culture results in operating room employees and compare it with those working in internal units.

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Background:This study is a experimental study. The aim of this study is; to determine the effect of surgical smoke containing toxic chemicals on indoor air quality and to examine the physical symptoms of employees in the operating room. Method:It was carried out in general surgery operating room between June 2020 and July 2020 In the study, 45 air samples were taken from the with active sampling method before, during and after surgery. Physical complaints of 19 people working in the operating room were asked and throat cultures were taken before and after surgery. These results were compared with those working in internal units. Data were analyzed using a statistics program. ;

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NCT number NCT04856995
Study type Observational
Source Abant Izzet Baysal University
Status Completed
Start date May 12, 2020
Completion date July 20, 2020

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