A New Ecology by Sven Erik Jorgensen, Brian Fath, Simone Bastianoni, Joao C.

By Sven Erik Jorgensen, Brian Fath, Simone Bastianoni, Joao C. Marques, Felix Muller, S. Nors Nielsen, Bernard D. Patten, Enzo Tiezzi, Robert E. Ulanowicz

A brand new Ecology provides an surroundings thought according to the subsequent atmosphere houses: actual openness, ontic openness, directionality, connectivity, a fancy dynamic for progress and improvement, and a posh dynamic reaction to disturbances. every one of those houses is constructed intimately to teach that those simple and attribute houses could be utilized to provide an explanation for a large spectrum of ecological obsevations and convections. it's also proven that the houses have program for environmental administration and for overview of environment overall healthiness. * Demonstrates an surroundings concept that may be utilized to give an explanation for ecological observations and ideas* offers an atmosphere thought established upon a platforms method* Discusses an environment concept that's in response to a couple of uncomplicated homes which are attribute for ecosystmes

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BODEY, V. RODRIGUEZ, E. J. FREIREICH, and E. FREI, III. Hospital corridor Fig. 1. Floor plan of laminar air f10w rooms AIR RE TURN Pl ENUM HICH EF FlCIEr

Secondly dust and microorganisms disseminated by the personnel remaining down stream of the patient will not reach the patient because of the one way direction of the airstream. A Laminar Flow Bench for Reversed Isolation of an Infant In december 1968 a five months old boy with Swiss type agammaglobulinaemia was successfully treated by bone-marrow transplantation [16]. In view of the good results of the use of a laminar flow bench for prevention of contamination and Barrier Nursing of an Infant in a Laminar Cross-flow Bench 43 cross-contamination in germfree and antibiotic decontaminated animals [31] we decided to isolate this highly susceptible infant in a laminar flow bench.

During the nursing of the infant the efficiency of the isolation barrier was checked by direct follow up of the patients' microbiological flora. Three times a week swabs were taken from the infants' nose, throat, ear, axilla, groin and faeces for bacteriological culture. Once weekly a throatswab and faeces were taken for isolation of respiratory- and enterogenic viruses. Regularly also bacteriological cultures were performed from fee dings and drugs. At the time the boyentered the laminar flow bench his flora consisted of: Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus albus, enterococci, Streptococcus viridans and Candida albicans.

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