The efficiency of protective gloves used in the handling of cytotoxic drugs

@article{Slevin1984TheEO,
  title={The efficiency of protective gloves used in the handling of cytotoxic drugs},
  author={Maurice L. Slevin and Li Minn Ang and A. Johnston and Paul Turner},
  journal={Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology},
  year={1984},
  volume={12},
  pages={151-153}
}
SummaryA range of clinical and industrial gloves have been evaluated to determine their ability to exclude penetration by cytotoxic drugs.Radiolabelled cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, daunomycin, cytosine arabinoside, and vincristine sulphate were studied in an equilibrium dialysis system in which the glove material was used as the dialysis membrane.The thicker gloves were the most effective, but very little drug crossed any of the gloves tested under laboratory conditions. Further studies to… CONTINUE READING
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