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… (More)
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1952-2017
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Data about the effectiveness of the surgical mask compared with the N95 respirator for protecting health care workers… (More)
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2009
2009
The protection level offered by filtering facepiece particulate respirators and face masks is defined by the percentage of… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Surgical masks have been used since the early 1900s to minimize infection of surgical wounds from wearer-generated… (More)
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVES This study aimed at determining the protection factors (PFs) provided by N95 filtering facepiece respirators and… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Respiratory protection devices are used to protect the wearers from inhaling particles suspended in the air. Filtering… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
This study assessed the antimicrobial activity of nanoparticles (consisting of a mixture of silver nitrate and titanium dioxide… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVE To determine whether healthy adult nasal carriers of Staphylococcus aureus can disperse S. aureus into the air after… (More)
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1995
1995
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of control measures in decreasing nosocomial transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis… (More)
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1992
1992
We have studied the effectiveness of surgical face masks in reducing bacterial contamination of a surface, produced by dispersal… (More)
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1975
1975
The microbiological counts were determined in an operating room suite of 8 rooms and a hallway. The bacterial counts in an empty… (More)
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