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ID (ISN) del documento62985
Número CIS 94-1663
ISSN - Título de la serie 1047-322X - Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Connor T.H.
Título An evaluation of the permeability of disposable polypropylene-based protective gowns to a battery of cancer chemotherapy drugs
Información bibliográfica Sep. 1993, Vol.8, No.9, p.785-789. Illus. 19 ref.
Resumen This article reports on the testing of several different polypropylene-based protective gown materials for permeability against a battery of four cancer chemotherapy drugs (carmustine, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, and cisplatin). Of the eight types of gowns tested, two were completely resistant to the four drugs at all time periods. One other gown sample showed immediate breakthrough in one case, but was otherwise impermeable at all times. Two gowns were permeable to all four drugs. The remaining three gown materials demonstrated some permeability, mostly minimal, for two of the four drugs. As seen in other studies, carmustine was the most permeable of the drugs tested. The results indicate that certain modifications to the polypropylene gown material can produce a gown that offers significant protection to the handler of chemotherapy drugs.
Descriptores (primarios) vestimentas de protección; médicamentos anticancerosos; pruebas de permeabilidad; ciclofosfamida; quimioterapia; polipropileno
Descriptores (secundarios) citostáticos; carmustina; personal de los servicios de salud; personal de enfermería; cisplatin
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Protección individual
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Heterocyclic compounds
Protective clothing