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Surgical Gowns

Known as: operating room gowns, Gowns, Surgical, Surgical Gown 
Sterile fabric or fabric-like covering worn during presence at surgical procedures to protect the surgical site from sources of contamination.
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2014
2014
OBJECTIVE Experiments were performed to determine the risk of bacterial contamination associated with changing outer gloves and… Expand
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND The selection of medical textiles is an important subject for the health care sector in terms of benefits and costs… Expand
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE Transmission of Staphylococcus aureus via air may play an important role in healthcare settings. This study… Expand
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2002
2002
There is a paucity of data on the penetration of bacteria through surgical gowns during operations. A simple new method was… Expand
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1998
1998
  • Karen K. Leonas
  • American journal of infection control
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 24160621
BACKGROUND Relationships between selected fabric characteristics and the barrier effectiveness of surgical gown fabrics to… Expand
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND Hospital gowns protect patients and health care workers from exposure to blood and other infectious materials… Expand
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
See related articles on pp 267-274 and 275-280 and editorial comment on pp 304-306. Noncuffed central venous catheters used for… Expand
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND Relationships between selected fabric characteristics and the barrier effectiveness of surgical gown fabrics to liquid… Expand
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1997
1997
OBJECTIVE To compare the barrier function, comfort, and protection afforded by nine types of surgical gowns during use and to… Expand
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1994
1994
In implant surgery air and surface contamination have become important factors in post-operative wound infection. We established… Expand
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