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GLOVE, PATIENT EXAMINATION

Known as: examination gloves 
A patient examination glove is a disposable device intended for medical purposes that is worn on the examiner's hand or finger to prevent… Expand
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2004
Review
2004
Health care-associated infections constitute one of the greatest challenges of modern medicine. Despite compelling evidence… Expand
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND In response to the rise in latex allergies, gloves made from a variety of nonlatex materials have been introduced into… Expand
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2000
2000
HYPOTHESIS That water leakage rates and protection against blood-borne pathogens should not vary as a function of latex content… Expand
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1998
1998
Compliance with anti-infection precautions has stimulated use of unsterile examination gloves and decreased handwashing in health… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND IgE-mediated sensitization to rubber proteins is being reported with increasing frequency in health care workers. To… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The purpose of this study was to compare leakage rates of used latex and vinyl examination gloves from high and low risk clinical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A total of 480 examination gloves (240 vinyl and 240 latex) were stressed by using manipulations designed to mimic patient care… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Durability of gloves with respect to reducing cross-contamination and decreasing the risk of occupationally acquired infections… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In December 1987, we investigated an increased number of cases of herpetic whitlow in medical intensive care unit nurses who… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Permeability of latex and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) gloves to 20 injectable antineoplastic drugs was studied. Four types of gloves… Expand
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