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Document ID (ISN)66223
CIS number 96-157
ISSN - Serial title 0885-114X - Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hodous T.K., Coffey C.C.
Title The role of respiratory protective devices in the control of tuberculosis
Bibliographic information Oct.-Dec. 1994, Vol.9, No.4, p.631-657. Illus. 83 ref.
Internet access 96-0157.pdf [in English]
Abstract This comprehensive review describes various types of respirators and the major issues in their application to TB control, including the degree of protection they offer and cost. Recent recommendations regarding the use of respiratory protective devices also are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) tuberculosis; respirators; infection control; pulmonary tuberculosis
Descriptors (secondary) air purifying respirators; supplied air respirators; equipment testing; health services; facepieces
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Respiratory protection
Bacterial and parasitic diseases