Estudio de la problemática de la perforación de guantes quirúrgicos


Rodríguez Rodríguez, Ana


In surgery, gloves are the first protective barrier against possible contact with pathogens. However, the gloves are extremely thin to ensure maximum dexterity and, in turn, are easily pierced with surgical instruments. Therefore, it is very important to develop new materials for the manufacture of surgical gloves that, without losing the adaptability of the current ones, significantly increase the resistance to perforation. That is why in this work a study has been carried out on the state of the art of existing technology, the possibilities offered by the use of nanotechnology to solve this problem and the manufacturing processes to be used.
With the information obtained, the different alternatives have been evaluated to propose a new material that offers a viable solution to the problem presented. Based on the proposal made, it has been proposed what would be the experimental development to be carried out to obtain this material. Finally, the applicable regulations, the cost of the project to be carried out and the environmental impact of the proposed development have been evaluated.



Borrós i Gómez, Salvador  


IQS SE - Undergraduate Program in Chemical Engineering