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Surgical face mask

Known as: surgical masks, surgical mask, MASK, SURGICAL 
Surgical apparel are devices that are intended to be worn by operating room personnel during surgical procedures to protect both the surgical patient… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Background: Conflicting recommendations exist related to which facial protection should be used by health care workers to prevent… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
The CDC recommends that healthcare settings provide influenza patients with facemasks as a means of reducing transmission to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Purpose: To report the rates of endophthalmitis and the spectrum of causative organisms after intravitreal injection of anti… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Data about the effectiveness of the surgical mask compared with the N95 respirator for protecting health care workers… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The protection level offered by filtering facepiece particulate respirators and face masks is defined by the percentage of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Background Surgical masks have been used since the early 1900s to minimize… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
This study assessed the antimicrobial activity of nanoparticles (consisting of a mixture of silver nitrate and titanium dioxide… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Respiratory protection devices are used to protect the wearers from inhaling particles suspended in the air. Filtering… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
To determine factors that predispose or protect healthcare workers from severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), we conducted a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus is common among health care workers, but outbreaks caused by such carriers are… Expand
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