Saurin R Patel

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According to the MDD (Medical Devices Directive) 93/42/EEC of 13 June 1993, medical products including gowns and drapes must provide a high level of protection for patients, users and others. The European Commission CEN/TC 205/WG 14, under the leadership of its convenor, Professor Werner, is developing a mandatory European standard on the basic requirements(More)
A mandatory European standard is being developed to establish basic requirements and test methods for disposable and reusable materials used for surgical gowns and drapes. Once this standard has been adopted, the continued use of cotton textiles and conventional cotton-polyester-mixed textiles will become questionable. This article outlines the proposed(More)
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