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They should be worn when hands might/will be in contact with mucous membranes, nonintact skin and/or moist body substances or items/surfaces soiled with them.
When it is likely that eyes and/or mucous membranes will be splashed with body substances, masks and/or eye protection should be used.
If it is likely that clothing will be soiled by body substances, it is suggested that a plastic apron or gown be worn.
Body substance isolation: A comprehensive method for infection control.
Implementing and evaluating a system of generic infection precautions: Body substance isolation.
The system presumes that all body substances may carry infectious agents and precautions should therefore be used when handling any of them.
Decisions are to be based on the health care worker's skills and the extent of each anticipated interaction with a patient's body substances, nonintact skin, or mucous membranes.
Prostaglandins are natural body substances that promote inflammation, uterine contractions, and pain, and are thought to be linked to endometriosis.
Protective apparel is a type of PPE and should be worn to prevent contamination of street clothing and to protect the skin of DHCP from exposures to blood and body substances.
It is environmentally safe, using economical steam disinfection rather than harmful chemicals The Tornado helps facilities meet OSHA requirements to isolate staff from exposure to hazardous body substances, including feces and urine.
It will also flush out of your body substances that could help protect you against cancer, heart disease, and blindness.
In particular, uncovering the ways in which body substances -- but also the elements of the natural world that people regard in various ways as their equivalents -- are transmitted, transformed, replenished, dry out, decay or decompose over the course of the life-cycle of individuals of both sexes is believed to give us a better understanding of the symbolics of kinship, but also to allow us to analyze how sexual identity is constructed.
But the Ankave do not practice systematic disparagement of female activities and capacities, and we shall see in particular that the attendant symbolics as well as the ideas harbored about procreation and body substances reflect this state of affairs.
The fact that the Ankave prohibit all sexual relations once the woman realizes she is pregnant confirms this: the blood of the mother alone nourishes the fetus, and none of the father's body substances play any role in its growth.
Thus, it is clear that the Ankave assign to areca nuts the function of retaining and absorbing blood, and more generally body substances.