• "Life in a Germ-Free World":Isolating Life from the Laboratory Animal to the Bubble Boy
Figure 5. Sketch of a plastic surgical isolator. Left: Operating on a man in a plastic isolator. Right: Head-on view of surgical isolator illustrating basic principles; (1) patient's body, (2) surgical team, (3) sterile environment, (4) wound. Source: S. M. Levenson, P. C. Trexler, O. J. Malm, M. L. LaConte, R. E. Horowitz, and W. H. Moncrief, "A Plastic Isolator for Operating in a Sterile Environment," Amer. J. Surg.104, no. 6 (1962): 891-99, 894.
Figure 5.

Sketch of a plastic surgical isolator. Left: Operating on a man in a plastic isolator. Right: Head-on view of surgical isolator illustrating basic principles; (1) patient's body, (2) surgical team, (3) sterile environment, (4) wound. Source: S. M. Levenson, P. C. Trexler, O. J. Malm, M. L. LaConte, R. E. Horowitz, and W. H. Moncrief, "A Plastic Isolator for Operating in a Sterile Environment," Amer. J. Surg.104, no. 6 (1962): 891-99, 894.

© Elsevier Limited. Reprinted with permission.

Additional Information

ISSN
1086-3176
Print ISSN
0007-5140
Pages
275
Launched on MUSE
2012-09-19
Open Access
Yes
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.