Indoor Environment of Infant Units in Postnatal Care Center - Focus on Indoor Air Quality by Types of Wooden Furniture and Intensity of Illumination by Arrangement of Lights -

산후조리원 내 신생아실의 실내 환경 특성 - 목재가구류에 따른 실내공기질과 조명배치에 따른 조도 특성을 중심으로 -

  • Received : 2012.12.11
  • Accepted : 2013.01.20
  • Published : 2013.01.25

Abstract

As professional postnatal care systems have been rapidly supplied, there is sharp increase of postnatal care centers without legal regulations for a mother and a infant. For the quick recovery of mothers, newborn infants that have weaker immune systems are being managed in group in the postnatal care centers. Recently, the attention of the postnatal care centers has been growing because the problem of pneumonia which led to result in a casuality in a infant unit was happen. So, this research analyzed the indoor environment of infant unit through measuring formaldehyde, carbon dioxide, intensity of illumination. As a result of the data, infant units showed higher concentration of formaldehyde and carbon dioxide than Indoor Air Quality Control Law. Moreover, infant units was measured higher intensity of illumination than the range of optimum illumination for infants.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 휴먼인지환경사업본부