The use of surgical gloves in the operating room

Cooper, Michele; O'Leary, J. Patrick
January 1999
American Surgeon;Jan1999, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p90
Academic Journal
Emphasizes the significance of using sterilized gloves in the operating room in New Orleans, Louisiana. Arguments on the germ theory of scientist Louis Pasteur; Relevance of the hand-washing protocol by Doctor Ignaz Semmelweis; Development of surgical gloves; Reduction of infection rate.


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