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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1974-2017
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2014
2014
OBJECTIVE Experiments were performed to determine the risk of bacterial contamination associated with changing outer gloves and… (More)
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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… (More)
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND Relationships between selected fabric characteristics and the barrier effectiveness of surgical gown fabrics to… (More)
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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… (More)
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1993
1993
BACKGROUND Surgical gowns are worn in the operating room to reduce the incidence of nosocomial wound infections in patients and… (More)
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1993
1993
INTRODUCTION Surgical gowns are designed to prevent or minimize transmission of blood and pathogens between patients and hospital… (More)
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1992
1992
Surgical gowns must protect patients from the bacteria of operating room personnel and also protect staff members from the lethal… (More)
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1991
1991
Surgical gowns are traditionally worn to protect patients from contamination by the surgical team. Blood routinely covers gowns… (More)
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1988
1988
The use of surgical gowns and drapes has become the standard of practice in the arena of surgical aseptic technique. Because of… (More)
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1980
1980
In-use studies of microbial penetration of four surgical gowns were carried out. A laboratory test was developed which will… (More)
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