SURGICAL MASK PERFORMANCE European standard requirements examined

  • Ir Yvette Rogister, Ing Mark Croes, Centexbel
  • Published 2012

Abstract

When breathing, speaking, coughing or sneezing, a person releases smaller or larger amounts of droplets of secretions from the mucous membranes in the mouth and nose. Those droplets quickly evaporate and leave nuclei suspended in the air. Nuclei can subsequently spread through the air to a susceptible site such as an open operating wound or sterile… (More)

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