TITLE

The use of surgical gloves in the operating room

AUTHOR(S)
Cooper, Michele; O'Leary, J. Patrick
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jan1999, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p90
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
1459603

 

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