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ID (ISN) del documento62746
Número CIS 94-1414
ISSN - Título de la serie 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Heinsohn P., Jewett D.L.
Título Exposure to blood-containing aerosols in the operating room - A preliminary study
Información bibliográfica Aug. 1993, Vol.54, No.8, p.446-453. Illus. 13 ref.
Resumen A personal sampling study was conducted to assess exposure to blood aerosols in the operating room. The breathing zones of primary and assistant surgeons were monitored with a personal cascade impactor. "Hemastix" were used to assess the haemoglobin content of each particle size fraction. The mucous membrane lining of the upper respiratory tract and alveolar macrophages in the gas-exchange region are likely to be exposed to aerosolized blood in the operating room, as particles less than 3.5µm in diameter were found in 66% of the samples, and particles smaller than 0.52µm were found in 38%.
Descriptores (primarios) sangre; tratamiento quirúrgico; aerosoles
Descriptores (secundarios) hepatitis vírica; hospitales; síndrome de inmunodeficiencia
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Otras indústrias y profesiones
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos biológicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)