surgical gloves

Summary

Summary: Gloves, usually rubber, worn by surgeons, examining physicians, dentists, and other health personnel for the mutual protection of personnel and patient.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Double gloving to reduce surgical cross-infection
    J Tanner
    Derby Hospitals NHS FoundationTrust, Derby City General Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby, Derbyshire, UK DE22 3NE
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD003087. 2006
  2. pmc Bacterial migration through punctured surgical gloves under real surgical conditions
    Nils Olaf Hübner
    Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:192. 2010
  3. doi Update on medical and surgical gloves
    Marie Bernadette Cleenewerck
    Pôle Santé Travail, 118 rue Solférino, 59000 Lille, France
    Eur J Dermatol 20:434-42. 2010
  4. doi Comparison of 4 different types of surgical gloves used for preventing blood contact
    Andreas Wittmann
    Department of Safety Engineering, University of Wuppertal, D 42119 Wuppertal, Germany
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:498-502. 2010
  5. doi Concentration of bacteria passing through puncture holes in surgical gloves
    Julian Camill Harnoss
    Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Am J Infect Control 38:154-8. 2010
  6. ncbi [Granulomatous peritonitis due to the starch used in surgical gloves]
    Ignacio Juaneda
    Servicio de Cirugia General, Hospital Privado de Cordoba, Argentina
    Medicina (B Aires) 68:222-4. 2008
  7. ncbi Glove perforation and contamination in primary total hip arthroplasty
    M Al-Maiyah
    Department of Orthopaedics, School of Health, University of Teeside, Middlesbrough TS1 3BA, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:556-9. 2005
  8. ncbi Glove punctures and postoperative skin flora of hands in cardiac surgery
    Anne M Eklund
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:149-53. 2002
  9. ncbi How often does glove perforation occur in surgery? Comparison between single gloves and a double-gloving system
    T Laine
    Department of Surgery, Satakunta Central Hospital, 28500, Pori, Finland
    Am J Surg 181:564-6. 2001
  10. ncbi Glove perforations in open and laparoscopic abdominal surgery: the feasibility of double gloving
    T Laine
    Tampere University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Surg 93:73-6. 2004

Research Grants

  1. IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR LATEX RUBBER ALLERGY
    N Adkinson; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. CUTANEOUS PATTERN PERCEPTION
    James Craig; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. CUTANEOUS PATTERN PERCEPTION
    James Craig; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. CUTANEOUS PATTERN PERCEPTION
    James Craig; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. IMAGING CORE
    Robert Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Allison E Aiello; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. Antigen Specificity in Lofgren's syndrome
    Johan Grunewald; Fiscal Year: 2005
  8. Evaluation of Traumatic Injuries in HCV During Surgery
    DENISE KORNIEWICZ; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. STRUCTURAL MECHANISMS OPERATING IN UNRESPONSIVE ASTHMA
    Robert Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003
  10. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Allison E Aiello; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications160 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Double gloving to reduce surgical cross-infection
    J Tanner
    Derby Hospitals NHS FoundationTrust, Derby City General Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby, Derbyshire, UK DE22 3NE
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD003087. 2006
    ..This risk can be reduced by implementing protective barriers such as wearing surgical gloves. Wearing two pairs of surgical gloves, triple gloves, glove liners or cloth outer gloves, as opposed to one ..
  2. pmc Bacterial migration through punctured surgical gloves under real surgical conditions
    Nils Olaf Hübner
    Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:192. 2010
    The aim of this study was to confirm recent results from a previous study focussing on the development of a method to measure the bacterial translocation through puncture holes in surgical gloves under real surgical conditions.
  3. doi Update on medical and surgical gloves
    Marie Bernadette Cleenewerck
    Pôle Santé Travail, 118 rue Solférino, 59000 Lille, France
    Eur J Dermatol 20:434-42. 2010
    ..The problem of prevention of infections risks in the health environment and the choice of medico-surgical gloves is described. In a surgical environment (in ORS), double gloving is recommended...
  4. doi Comparison of 4 different types of surgical gloves used for preventing blood contact
    Andreas Wittmann
    Department of Safety Engineering, University of Wuppertal, D 42119 Wuppertal, Germany
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:498-502. 2010
    ..Needlestick injuries are always associated with a risk of infection, because these types of punctures may expose healthcare workers to a patient's blood and/or body fluids...
  5. doi Concentration of bacteria passing through puncture holes in surgical gloves
    Julian Camill Harnoss
    Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Am J Infect Control 38:154-8. 2010
    ..This study measured the concentration of bacteria passing through glove punctures under surgical conditions...
  6. ncbi [Granulomatous peritonitis due to the starch used in surgical gloves]
    Ignacio Juaneda
    Servicio de Cirugia General, Hospital Privado de Cordoba, Argentina
    Medicina (B Aires) 68:222-4. 2008
    ..Patient is asymptomatic at seven months of postoperatory. Corticosteroid treatment is an efficient choice. The prevention is crucial and is based on the employment of starch free surgical gloves.
  7. ncbi Glove perforation and contamination in primary total hip arthroplasty
    M Al-Maiyah
    Department of Orthopaedics, School of Health, University of Teeside, Middlesbrough TS1 3BA, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:556-9. 2005
    ..Changing gloves at regular intervals is an effective way to decrease the incidence of glove perforation and bacterial contamination during total hip arthroplasty...
  8. ncbi Glove punctures and postoperative skin flora of hands in cardiac surgery
    Anne M Eklund
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:149-53. 2002
    b>Surgical gloves are frequently perforated during operations, including heart operations. This infection risk factor is inadequately studied.
  9. ncbi How often does glove perforation occur in surgery? Comparison between single gloves and a double-gloving system
    T Laine
    Department of Surgery, Satakunta Central Hospital, 28500, Pori, Finland
    Am J Surg 181:564-6. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi Glove perforations in open and laparoscopic abdominal surgery: the feasibility of double gloving
    T Laine
    Tampere University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Surg 93:73-6. 2004
    ..Today, with growing incidences of HIV and Hepatitis B and C, surgical gloves are also important as protection for the surgeon...
  11. ncbi Surgical gloves: perforation and protection
    Judith Tanner
    Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    J Perioper Pract 16:148-52. 2006
  12. ncbi Anticipated detection of imminent surgeon-patient barrier breaches. A prospective randomized controlled trial using an indicator underglove system
    Jean Louis Caillot
    Department of Emergency Surgery, University Hospitals of Lyon, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Pierre Benite, F69495, France
    World J Surg 30:134-8. 2006
    ..In conjunction with the protective quality of double gloving, the IUS allows detection of significant breaches of the outer glove before the breach of the SPB...
  13. ncbi Conversion to low-protein, powder-free surgical gloves: is it worth the cost?
    Denise M Korniewicz
    University of Miami, School of Nursing and Health Studies, Miami, FL, USA
    AAOHN J 53:388-93. 2005
    ..This study demonstrated that conversion to the use of powder-free, low-protein NRL gloves not only reduces health care worker NRL symptoms, but also positively affects the costs of glove purchases and workers' compensation...
  14. ncbi Unnoticed glove perforation during thoracoscopic and open thoracic surgery
    Yuko Kojima
    Department of Anesthesiology, Suwa Red Cross Hospital, Nagano, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1078-80. 2005
    ..Surgeons tend to underestimate the risk of transferring infection during thoracoscopic operations, although data on glove perforation in thoracoscopic operations have not been reported...
  15. doi Surgical glove perforation and the risk of surgical site infection
    Heidi Misteli
    Department of General Surgery, University Hospital Basel, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Surg 144:553-8; discussion 558. 2009
    ..Clinically apparent surgical glove perforation increases the risk of surgical site infection (SSI)...
  16. ncbi PAH and soot emissions from burning components of medical waste: examination/surgical gloves and cotton pads
    Y A Levendis
    College of Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chemosphere 42:775-83. 2001
    ..No SO2 emissions were detected, indicating that during the fuel-rich combustion of latex, its sulfur content was converted to other compounds (such as H2S) or remained in the soot...
  17. doi Glove perforations during open surgery for gynaecological malignancies
    A P Manjunath
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK
    BJOG 115:1015-9. 2008
    ..To audit glove perforations at laparotomies for gynaecological cancers...
  18. pmc Incidence of glove failure during orthopedic operations and the protective effect of double gloves
    Lateef O A Thanni
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, College of Health Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:1184-8. 2003
    ..To determine the usefulness of double gloves in protecting against the exposure of surgical team members' hands to blood...
  19. ncbi Efficacy of double gloving with an intrinsic indicator system
    Sander Florman
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 6:385-95. 2005
    ..Safety is paramount, and the reliability and efficacy of surgical gloves are crucial, as gloves are the most important barriers protecting hospital personnel and patients...
  20. doi Incidence of microperforation for surgical gloves depends on duration of wear
    Lars Ivo Partecke
    Clinic of General, Visceral, Vascular, and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:409-14. 2009
    ..In addition, surgical gloves also protect team members against patient-transmitted infectious agents...
  21. pmc Health care worker disability due to latex allergy and asthma: a cost analysis
    V L Phillips
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1024-8. 1999
    ....
  22. ncbi Different latex aeroallergen size distributions between powdered surgical and examination gloves: significance for environmental avoidance
    Robert H Brown
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:358-63. 2004
    ..groups by creating latex-safe environments that include replacement of natural rubber latex examination and surgical gloves, especially those that are powdered, with synthetic alternatives...
  23. ncbi Accommodating latex allergy concerns in surgical settings
    Esah S Yip
    Malaysian Rubber Export Promotional Council, Washington, DC, USA
    AORN J 78:595-8, 601-3. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi Latex aeroallergen concentrations in ambulances
    Santiago Quirce
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:978-9. 2004
  25. ncbi Risk of glove perforation in minor and major plastic surgery procedures
    Marcus Vinicius Jardini Barbosa
    Alameda Santos, Sao Paolo SP, Brazil
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 27:481-4. 2003
    ..Because plastic surgeons make up an important risk group for this type of accident, this study sought to evaluate the incidence of glove perforation during minor and major plastic surgery procedures...
  26. ncbi Allergen profiles of natural rubber latex (NRL) proteins on gloves and glove powders
    Vesna J Tomazic-Jezic
    FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:115-24. 2005
    ..In contrast, there was only 3-7% of Hev b 1 allergen in the NAL extract, but powders had 35-45% of Hev b 1. These findings indicate that allergenic properties of NRL gloves and respective glove powders may be different...
  27. ncbi Impact of converting to powder-free gloves. Decreasing the symptoms of latex exposure in operating room personnel
    Denise M Korniewicz
    University of Miami, School of Nursing and Medicine, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    AAOHN J 53:111-6. 2005
    This study examined health care worker satisfaction with the use of non-powdered natural rubber latex (NRL) surgical gloves to determine the impact of non-powdered NRL gloves on the NRL sensitization of operating room personnel...
  28. ncbi Occupational asthma from natural rubber latex. Specific inhalation challenge test and evolution
    S Acero
    Sección Alergología, Hospital Virgen del Camino, Pamplona, Spain
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 13:155-61. 2003
    ..Natural rubber latex (NRL) is the most frequent cause of occupational respiratory problems in hospital workers...
  29. ncbi Latex allergy and otorhinolaryngological surgery
    I Khodaei
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool L9 7AL
    Hosp Med 65:422-5. 2004
    ..Latex allergy in the otorhinolaryngology patient requires forward planning and coordination of management plans between the surgical, nursing and anaesthetic departments in order to ensure a safe outcome...
  30. ncbi Type I latex allergy in health care workers with latex-induced contact urticaria syndrome: a follow-up study
    E Nettis
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medical Clinic, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Allergy 59:718-23. 2004
    ..Latex allergy is an important occupational health issue among health care workers (HCWs). Secondary prevention in sensitized/allergic individuals involves avoiding exposure to NRL products...
  31. ncbi Latex allergy. A position paper of the British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
    P Cullinan
    Imperial College, London, UK
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:1484-99. 2003
  32. ncbi Health care workers: risk factors for nonlatex and latex gloves during surgery
    Denise M Korniewicz
    University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Department of Adult Health, School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201 1579, USA
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 64:851-5. 2003
    This study examined glove failure and related factors in both nonlatex and latex surgical gloves after routine use...
  33. ncbi Changes in occupational health problems and adverse patient reactions in orthodontics from 1987 to 2000
    Nils Jacobsen
    Institute of Clinical Dentistry, Dental Faculty, University of Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Orthod 25:591-8. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi Latex allergy
    Terri Arthur
    AORN J 79:579-80; author reply 582-4; discussion 584-5. 2004
  35. ncbi Latex allergy
    Catherine J Galligan
    AORN J 79:579; author reply 582-4; discussion 584-5. 2004
  36. ncbi Effect of omalizumab in health care workers with occupational latex allergy
    Francisque Leynadier
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:360-1. 2004
  37. ncbi Latex allergy
    Susan Q Wilburn
    AORN J 79:578; author reply 582-4; discussion 584-5. 2004
  38. pmc Grand rounds: latex-induced occupational asthma in a surgical pathologist
    Judith Green-McKenzie
    University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4283, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:888-93. 2005
    ..Latex allergy and sensitization have been an important problem facing health care workers. Providing a latex-safe environment is the intervention of choice...
  39. ncbi Choosing the right surgical glove: an overview and update
    Judith Tanner
    De Montfort University and University Hospitals, Leicester
    Br J Nurs 17:740-4. 2008
    Sterile surgical gloves are routinely worn during all invasive procedures to prevent the two-way transmission of pathogens between the surgical team and the patient...
  40. ncbi FDA approves glove made from new form of natural latex
    Craig Palmer
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:679. 2008
  41. ncbi [Monitoring latex risk: detection of airborne and glove allergens]
    M Previdi
    Struttura Semplice di Allergologia Ambientale e Occupazionale, UOOML CEMOC Clinica del Lavoro L Devoto, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano
    Med Lav 99:118-24. 2008
    ..Latex is a relevant occupational and environmental allergen, strongly related to the extensive use of natural rubber products...
  42. ncbi Itching and rashes on contact with latex among patients attending community contraceptive clinics
    Elspeth Hamilton
    Gwent Healthcare National Health Service Trust, Department of Community Gynaecology and Sexual Health, Cwmbran, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 34:129-30. 2008
  43. doi Improving latex-allergy diagnosis: the clinical role of Hev b8-specific IgE
    L Antonicelli
    Allergy Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Immuno Allergic and Respiratory Diseases, Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Allergy 63:620-1. 2008
  44. ncbi Natural rubber latex allergy and dental practice
    Shalin V Desai
    Department of Oral Rehabilitation, University of Otago School of Dentistry, Dunedin
    N Z Dent J 103:101-7. 2007
    ..Knowledge of the availability of substitute products and an adequate fresh stock of such products in dental practice can minimise the risk of adverse NRL sensitivity...
  45. ncbi Prevalence of type I allergy to natural rubber latex and type IV allergy to latex and rubber additives in operating room staff with glove-related symptoms
    Sara Miri
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:557-63. 2007
    ..Based on this study, we recommend eliminating powdered latex gloves from the operating rooms of the 13 studied general hospitals and support the substitution of powder-free latex gloves...
  46. ncbi The rate of glove perforations in orthopaedic procedures: single versus double gloving. A prospective study
    K Y Chan
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Malaya Medical Center, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 61:3-7. 2006
    ..Most of them went unnoticed and were mainly due to shearing injuries rather than perforation by sharps. Therefore, there is an increased risk of contamination and break in asepsis during surgery...
  47. ncbi Natural rubber latex allergy: implications for the orthodontist
    M A Hain
    Orthodontic Department, Liverpool University Dental Hospital, Pembroke Place, L3 5PS, UK
    J Orthod 34:6-11. 2007
    ..Safe and effective practice depends on recognizing patients who are at risk of NRL allergy, and an awareness of materials and equipment that contain NRL and the availability of suitable NRL-free alternatives...
  48. ncbi Differential expression of allergens on the internal and external surfaces of latex surgical gloves
    C Peixinho
    Health Sciences Research Centre, University of Beira Interior, Covilha, Portugal
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 34:206-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether such sensitization profiles are associated with differences in the expression of latex allergen between the internal and external surfaces of surgical gloves.
  49. ncbi A randomized, controlled, double-blind study of the effect of wearing coated pH 5.5 latex gloves compared with standard powder-free latex gloves on skin pH, transepidermal water loss and skin irritation
    Raeesa Mirza
    Department of Dermatology, Clinical Trials, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5334, USA
    Contact Dermatitis 55:20-5. 2006
    ..006). Glove wearing increased skin pH and dryness. The pH 5.5 glove maintained lower skin pH levels than the control glove and may reduce irritation in long-term glove wearers...
  50. ncbi Safer surgical gloves: evaluation and implementation
    Gill Bowler
    NHS Lothian, University Hospital Trust
    J Perioper Pract 16:67-70. 2006
    ..Counsel also stated that, as there are now adequate alternatives to latex gloves, NHS employers would have an indefensible position if no attempt was made to supply alternatives...
  51. ncbi Prevalence of hand dermatitis among hospital nurses working in a tropical environment
    Derek R Smith
    National Institute of Industrial Health, Kawasaki, Japan
    Aust J Adv Nurs 22:28-32. 2005
    ..Although hand dermatitis (HD) is a common occupational problem among hospital nurses, few epidemiological studies of this disease have been conducted in regional areas or tropical environments...
  52. ncbi Latex allergy: a challenge for anaesthetists
    J Demaegd
    University Hospital, Dept of Anaesthesia, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 57:127-35. 2006
    ..In the future, desensitization will probably be useful in helping patients with latex allergy...
  53. ncbi Adverse reactions to latex products: preventive and therapeutic strategies
    Michaell A Huber
    Division of Oral Medicine, Department of Dental Diagnostic Science, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio Dental School, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Contemp Dent Pract 7:97-106. 2006
    ..Halstead is credited with being the first to use surgical gloves in a clinical setting...
  54. ncbi [Surgical glove use in France]
    J L Caillot
    Service des Urgences Chirurgicales, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Pierre Benite, EA 37 38 Faculté de Médecine Lyon Sud, Oullins
    J Chir (Paris) 142:226-30. 2005
    ..New institutional protocols will be necesssary in order to make powder-free non-latex gloves available to French surgeons...
  55. ncbi A study of natural rubber latex allergens in gloves used by healthcare workers in Singapore
    D Koh
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Br J Dermatol 153:954-9. 2005
    ..Allergy to natural rubber latex (NRL) proteins is a well-recognized health problem among subjects using protective gloves and products made of NRL. There is currently no information on NRL allergen levels in gloves used in Singapore...
  56. ncbi [Consensus Document. Update on latex exposure and use of gloves in Italian health care settings]
    Michela Crippa
    Unità di Allergologia Occupazionale, Servizio di Medicina del Lavoro, Az Spedali Civili Brescia, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia
    Med Lav 99:387-99. 2008
    ....
  57. ncbi The effect of polymethyl methacrylate on latex-free surgical gloves
    T B Edwards
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Arthroplasty 16:541-2. 2001
    ..During this procedure, we noticed holes in our latex-free surgical gloves when polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) was being handled...
  58. ncbi A laboratory-based study to assess the performance of surgical gloves
    Denise M Korniewicz
    University of Maryland School of Nursing and Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    AORN J 77:772-9. 2003
    ..elasticity of latex and the touch sensitivity it provides has made it the traditional material of choice for surgical gloves, protecting both health care workers and patients from the transmission of bloodborne infections...
  59. ncbi Cataract surgery for natural rubber latex allergic patients
    D Cheung
    Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, City Hospital NHS Trust, UK
    Eye (Lond) 17:129-38. 2003
    ..It is hoped this review article will act as a basic guide in the management of NRL-sensitive patients undergoing cataract surgery in the United Kingdom...
  60. ncbi How health care organizations can establish and conduct a program for a latex-safe environment
    Robert H Brown
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:113-23. 2003
    ..In 1997 the Johns Hopkins Hospital created the interdisciplinary Latex Task Force to address the issue of creating, implementing, and evaluating a latex-safe environment...
  61. ncbi Latex allergy: the perspective from the surgical suite
    Beth A Elliott
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:S117-20. 2002
    ....
  62. ncbi Immunoadjuvant properties of glove cornstarch powder in latex-induced hypersensitivity
    J Barbara
    Laboratoire Universitaire de Recherche en Immuno Allergologie, Centre d Allergologie, Hopital Tenon, Paris, France
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:106-12. 2003
    ..Cornstarch powder present in medical gloves plays an important role in latex-induced hypersensitivity as allergen carrier either, by the inhalation route, by skin contact or by direct contact with mucous membranes...
  63. ncbi [Protein content of latex gloves used in hospitals]
    M Crippa
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Servizio di Medicina del Lavoro, Spedali Civili di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 24:441-3. 2002
    ..For latex allergic subjects it is necessary to pay attention in choosing nitryl gloves, especially as an alternative to natural rubber gloves since some brands may contain significant amounts of allergenic latex proteins...
  64. ncbi From Russia with glove: latex sensitization in Russian and eastern European hospital workers
    John W Yunginger
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:433-4. 2002
  65. ncbi Latex sensitization in dental students using powder-free gloves low in latex protein:a cross-sectional study
    Klaus Schmid
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine of the University Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 47:103-8. 2002
    ..The observed reactions to between 1 and 3 of 6 latex substances tested may indicate a decrease in intensity and spectrum of sensitization. Additionally non-occupational sensitization may be of importance...
  66. ncbi Minimizing the risks of latex allergy: the effectiveness of written information
    F M Carrozzi
    Institute of Immunology and Allergy Research, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust Dent J 47:237-40. 2002
    ..This study assessed whether identified latex-allergic dental personnel changed their practices after receiving verbal and written information about the management of latex allergy...
  67. pmc Effectiveness of the hands-free technique in reducing operating theatre injuries
    B Stringer
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 59:703-7. 2002
    ..The hands-free technique, whereby a tray or other means are used to eliminate simultaneous handling of sharp instruments, has been recommended...
  68. ncbi The changing face of hand protection
    Peter B Graves
    Regent Medical, Norcross, GA, USA
    AORN J 76:248-54, 256-8; quiz 260-1, 263-4. 2002
    ..A basic understanding of the history of surgical gloves, health issues associated with their use, glove materials, and the essential properties of hand scrubs can ..
  69. ncbi Glove powder reduction and alternative approaches
    Wava Truscott
    Kimberly Clark Corporation, 1400 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell, GA 30076, USA
    Methods 27:69-76. 2002
    ..Caution must be exercised when methods of protein and powder reduction are implemented to minimize the possibility of creating other adverse consequences...
  70. ncbi Specific monoclonal antibodies and human immunoglobulin E show that Hev b 5 is an abundant allergen in high protein powdered latex gloves
    M F Sutherland
    Department of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Exp Allergy 32:583-9. 2002
    ..Moreover, standardized immunological assays for the detection of Hev b 5 are currently lacking and may have important implications for both allergen avoidance and diagnosis in latex allergy...
  71. ncbi [Latex caused two cases of anaphylactic shock during Cesarean section]
    Caroline Gillis-Haegerstrand
    Danderyds sjukhus, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 104:1987-8. 2007
  72. ncbi Minimizing latex exposure and allergy. How to avoid or reduce sensitization in the healthcare setting
    Barbara A Muller
    University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, BT 1081 GH, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242 1081, USA
    Postgrad Med 113:91-7. 2003
    ..She also presents a clinical approach to prevent or ameliorate sensitization and manage allergic symptoms...
  73. ncbi Update on latex allergy among health care personnel
    Deanna Reed
    Florida Hospital, Lake Placid, USA
    AORN J 78:409-12, 416-22, 425-6; quiz 427-30. 2003
    ..Latex composition, prevalence, clinical manifestations, and populations at risk also are discussed...
  74. ncbi Reliability and performance of innovative surgical double-glove hole puncture indication systems
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgical Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:69-83. 2003
    During operative procedures, operating room personnel wear sterile surgical gloves designed to protect them and their patients against transmissible infections...
  75. ncbi [A successfully treated case of intraoperative latex anaphylaxis during abdominal aorta aneurysm resection]
    Masashi Nakagawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease, Osaka 537 8511
    Masui 52:10-3. 2003
    We experienced resuscitation from latex anaphylaxis induced by surgical gloves during elective abdominal aorta aneurysm resection in a low risk adult with latex allergy...
  76. ncbi Selecting medical gloves in an era of latex protein allergy
    Esah Yip
    Alpha Omegan 96:37-40. 2003
  77. ncbi Practice powder-free and latex safe
    Kristina M Keller
    School of Nursing, University of Washington
    Nurse Pract 28:55-7. 2003
  78. ncbi Specific immunotherapy for severe latex allergy
    C Pereira
    Immunoallergology Department, Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 35:217-25. 2003
    ..We also observed a reduction on skin reactivity to latex in all patients by prick tests. We consider SIT with latex to be highly effective, safe and well tolerated provided we use this dose of the allergenic extract...
  79. ncbi Double gloving: a risk reduction strategy
    Carolyn LeSac Twomey
    Regent Medical, Norcross, Georgia, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:369-78. 2003
    The use of sterile surgical gloves has become the international standard of care in the perioperative environment...
  80. pmc The role of the FDA in the effort against AIDS
    F E Young
    Office of Public Affairs, Rockville, MD 20857
    Public Health Rep 103:242-5. 1988
    ..and processing of condoms and begun a surveillance and sampling program to insure the quality of latex surgical gloves. The agency has worked with other authorities to move against quack AIDS products and to educate the public ..
  81. doi Natural rubber latex hypersensitivity with skin prick test in operating room personnel
    Seyed Hessamedin Nabavizadeh
    Department of Pediatrics Allergy and Immunology, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 8:219-20. 2009
    ..The prevalence did not vary by sex, age, education, surgical and non-surgical gloves users, or history of contact dermatitis. Latex hypersensitivity is common among operation room personnel...
  82. ncbi Suitability of Sterillium Gel for surgical hand disinfection
    G Kampf
    Bode Chemie GmbH and Co, Scientific Affairs, Hamburg, Germany
    J Hosp Infect 54:222-5. 2003
    ..found it suitable for surgical hand disinfection after a single use, which included putting on a pair of surgical gloves. Although none of them had ever used an alcohol-based gel before, they had rather been accustomed to alcohol-..
  83. ncbi Permeability of latex and thermoplastic elastomer gloves to the bacteriophage phi X174
    C P Hamann
    Department of Clinical Research, SmartPractice, Phoenix, AZ 85008
    Am J Infect Control 21:289-96. 1993
    ..This pilot study therefore compared the protective barriers provided by latex and thermoplastic elastomer surgical gloves against penetration of the bacteriophage phi X174...
  84. ncbi Evaluation of a waterless, scrubless chlorhexidine gluconate/ethanol surgical scrub for antimicrobial efficacy
    G Mulberrry
    Hill Top Research, Inc, Miamiville, Ohio 45147, USA
    Am J Infect Control 29:377-82. 2001
    ..After the first treatment on days 1, 2, and 5, surgical gloves were worn for 3 or 6 hours...
  85. ncbi Characterization of latex antigens and allergens in surgical gloves and natural rubber by immunoelectrophoretic methods
    S Makinen-Kiljunen
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 90:230-5. 1992
    ..The surgical glove extract also demonstrated one allergen not found in natural rubber, suggesting that rubber proteins may be altered during glove manufacture...
  86. doi Spinal drop metastases from a papillary meningioma: a case report and review of the literature: utility of CSF sampling
    Ibrahim Erkutlu
    Gaziantep University School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Med Oncol 26:242-6. 2009
    ..operations for malignant tumors such as obstruction of the cisterna magna with cotton paddies, and changing surgical gloves and instruments during the operation...
  87. ncbi Abrasion resistance of medical glove materials
    Donna L Walsh
    Office of Science and Technology HFZ 150, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, 9200 Corporate Boulevard, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 68:81-7. 2004
    ..All test specimens, with the exception of the vinyl, were obtained from surgical gloves. Unaged out-of-the-box specimens as well as those subjected to various degrees of artificial aging were ..
  88. ncbi [Technique of intravitreal drug injection for therapy of vitreoretinal diseases]
    Eduardo Buchele Rodrigues
    Instituto da Visão do Departamento de Oftalmologia da Universidade Federal de São Paulo São Paulo SP Brasil
    Arq Bras Oftalmol 71:902-7. 2008
    ..Injection shall be performed in the operating room under sterile conditions, the surgeon should wear surgical gloves and mask...
  89. doi Survey of pet owners' expectations of surgical practice within first opinion veterinary clinics in Great Britain
    J L Demetriou
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Small Anim Pract 50:478-87. 2009
    ..The expectations of small animal pet owners in Great Britain were evaluated on a number of issues regarding aseptic practice and clinical management and compared with final year veterinary students' assessment of actual veterinary practice...
  90. ncbi Post-operative consequences of glove powder used pre-operatively in the vagina in the rabbit model
    A C Sjösten
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Stockholm Söder Hospital, S 118 83 Stockholm, Sweden
    Hum Reprod 15:1573-7. 2000
    ..We therefore suggest that powder-free medical or surgical gloves should be used in obstetrics and gynaecology.
  91. ncbi Original dissecting balloon for retroperitoneal laparoscopy: cost-effective alternative to commercially available device
    Andrea Cestari
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Hospital, Turro, Milan, Italy
    J Endourol 21:714-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the balloon dissecting technique developed at our institution, comparing the costs of our device with that of a commercially available balloon retroperitoneal expander...
  92. doi Glove powder increases Staphylococcus aureus abscess rate in a rat model
    Paul Suding
    Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Long Beach, California 90822, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 11:133-5. 2010
    Glove powder is used as a lubricant on the inner surface of many surgical gloves to aid in donning...
  93. ncbi Disproportionated rosin dehydroabietic acid in neoprene surgical gloves
    Paul D Siegel
    Centers for Disease Control CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Dermatitis 21:157-9. 2010
    ..Potential contact allergens in neoprene (polychloroisoprene, polychloroprene) gloves have not been reported...
  94. ncbi Competitive immunoassay for antigenic latex protein measurement: rabbit antiserum-based assay compared to modified Lowry and human IgE-inhibition methods
    H Chabane
    Centre d allergie, , Paris, France
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 9:372-9. 1999
    ..085 microgram/g of glove. Antigenic proteins measured by CIALP for 77 latex glove extracts (33 pairs of surgical gloves and 11 exam gloves) showed positive correlation with those of the modified Lowry method (r = 0.4; p < 0...
  95. doi Operator shielding: how and why
    Beth A Schueler
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 13:167-71. 2010
    ..Hand protection tools include leaded surgical gloves and protective patient drapes...
  96. ncbi [Undetected surgical glove perforation during emergency procedures]
    Silvia Cristine Soldá
    Departamento de Cirurgia, Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 55:597-600. 2009
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the glove perforation rate in emergency procedures carried out in the Emergency Service of 'Santa Casa de São Paulo', School of Medicine...
  97. doi Glove perforation in hip and knee arthroplasty
    Emre Demircay
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baskent University School of Medicine, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Orthop Sci 15:790-4. 2010
    The transmission of blood-borne pathogens during surgery is a major concern. Surgical gloves are the primary barrier between the surgeon and the patient...
  98. ncbi [Patients, surgeons and surgical gloves]
    J J Duron
    Service de Chirurgie Generale et Digestive, Hôpital de la Pitié Paris
    J Chir (Paris) 137:108-12. 2000
    Consumption of surgical gloves in progressing constantly. All proposed products do not have the same qualities in terms of protection, comfort, and safety for the surgeon, the surgical team and the patient...
  99. ncbi [Influence of assisted reproduction materials on germ cells and embryos]
    Bo Hu
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, the First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, Xinjiang 830054, China
    Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 14:826-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the influence of the materials commonly used in the assisted reproduction procedure on human germ cells and embryo development...
  100. doi What is the use? An international look at reuse of single-use medical devices
    Walter Popp
    Hospital Hygiene, University Clinics of Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 213:302-7. 2010
    ..In many developing and transitional countries reuse of cheap single-use devices (needles, syringes, surgical gloves) is common leading to large numbers of unsafe interventions, specifically injections and, as a consequence, ..
  101. doi Laser safety in head and neck cancer surgery
    Ferhan Ahmed
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:1779-84. 2010
    ..The beam was focused to 2 mm diameter at 402 mm focal length. Gauze swabs, neurosurgical patties, surgical gloves, paper drapes and conventional endotracheal (ET) tubes were tested against the following laser variables: ..

Research Grants23

  1. IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR LATEX RUBBER ALLERGY
    N Adkinson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Systemic latex reactions are predominantly of inhalant origin because cornstarch particles used to lubricate surgical gloves serve as a respirable carrier for the protein allergens...
  2. CUTANEOUS PATTERN PERCEPTION
    James Craig; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results will also be relevant to the effects that intermediate surfaces such as surgical gloves have on tactile sensitivity and to the measurement and understanding of neurological problems...
  3. CUTANEOUS PATTERN PERCEPTION
    James Craig; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results will also be relevant to the effects that intermediate surfaces such as surgical gloves have on tactile sensitivity and to the measurement and understanding of neurological problems. ..
  4. CUTANEOUS PATTERN PERCEPTION
    James Craig; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will also be relevant to the effects that intermediate surfaces such as surgical gloves have on tactile sensitivity and to the measurement and understanding of neurological problems. ..
  5. IMAGING CORE
    Robert Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Core will support Projects 2 and 5 and will interact with Core C. ..
  6. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Allison E Aiello; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. Antigen Specificity in Lofgren's syndrome
    Johan Grunewald; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..With improved understanding of innate and adaptive immune mechanisms in sarcoidosis, in particular the identification of a sarcoidosis antigen, novel strategies aimed at curing or even preventing sarcoidosis can be devised. ..
  8. Evaluation of Traumatic Injuries in HCV During Surgery
    DENISE KORNIEWICZ; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Multivariate analysis will be conducted and logistic regression to determine the factors predictive of needlestick/sharp injuries to OR personnel. ..
  9. STRUCTURAL MECHANISMS OPERATING IN UNRESPONSIVE ASTHMA
    Robert Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  10. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Allison E Aiello; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....