The Operating Room Environment as Affected by People and the Surgical Face Mask

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Источник: Ritter M. A., et al. The Operating Room Environment as Affected by People and the Surgical Face Mask, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 1975, 111:147-150.

The wearing of a surgical face mask had no effect upon the overall operating room environmental contamination and probably work only to redirect the projectile effect of talking and breathing. People are the major source of environmental contamination in the operating room.