With much of a health-care facility's profits impacted by the type and quantity of surgeries performed, hospital administrators are prioritizing indoor environmental conditions not just for the safety of patients, but to improve the efficiency and quality of work life of surgeons. The multiple layers of clothing, face masks, hair covers, and protective gloves surgeons wear trap body heat and exacerbate perspiration. A sweaty brow is counterproductive for a concentrating surgeon. Thus, ...

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