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TitleThe Influence of the Sterilisation Process on certain Thermal Properties
Author(s)Abreu, Maria José Araújo Marques
Silva, Maria Elisabete
Issa, Manal
Schacher, Laurence
Adolphe, Dominique
Heat transfer
Issue dateSep-2004
PublisherSpringer Verlag
JournalEuropean Journal of Applied Physiology
Citation"European journal of applied physiology". ISSN 1439-6319. 92:6 (Sept. 2004) 673-678.
Abstract(s)Surgical clothing and sheets have to meet all the requirements set in the healthcare industry regarding body comfort, absorption capacity and general recognition of physiological safety and sterilisation capacity. The disposable surgical gown market is growing and demand will increase in all product groups and market sectors, where the healthcare industry is the most dynamic growth area. The aim of this study was to analyse some of the thermal properties of disposable surgical gowns before and after different sterilisation methods and therefore the influence of the sterilisation process on their thermal comfort.
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