publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

The issue of thermal comfort of medical clothing in the operating room

Isabel Abreu; Patrícia Ribeiro; Maria José Abreu;
  • Published: 15 Mar 2017
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Country: Brazil
Abstract Medical clothes have the primary function of protection. However this function must be correlated with a good comfort experience to the user. The comfort is a very important issue, since professionals are exposed to stress situations that can influence, negatively, their performance work. More specific, thermal comfort plays a crucial role for the best performance of OR medical clothing, involving heat regulation and mass transfer between a clothed body and the environment, once clothing is the interface between body and environment. The aim of this work was to study the behavior of thermal properties of surgical scrub and clean air suits A comparison w...
free text keywords: Ingeniería y Tecnología, Otras Ingenierías y Tecnologías, comodidad, ropa médica, maniquí térmico, comfort, medical clothing, Alambeta, Thermal manikin, Technology, T, Mining engineering. Metallurgy, TN1-997, General Engineering, Clothing, business.industry, business, Engineering, Thermal, Surgical scrub, Thermal comfort, Heat flux, Mechanical engineering, Thermal insulation
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