Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103075712017Design and Production Analysis of Surgical GownsElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce the design, production and costing processes of disposable and reusable surgical gowns, to develope surgical gowns for different operations
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Oktay Pamuk
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to design surgical gowns
2To be able to understand the production phases of the surgical gowns
3To be able to perform cost analysis in surgical gowns
4To be able to improve surgical gowns for different operations
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
To give information about medical textiles; introduction of reusable and disposable surgical gowns; comparison of reusable and disposable surgical gowns; test methods applied to surgical gowns; design in surgical gowns; production stages in disposable surgical gowns; production stages in reusable surgical gowns; cost analysis in disposable surgical gowns; cost analysis in reusable surgical gowns; sterilization procedure, importance and methods; analysis of different surgical operating conditions and development of appropriate surgical gowns.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1To give information about medical textiles
2Introduction of reusable and disposable surgical gowns
3Comparison of reusable and disposable surgical gowns
4New generation fabrics that can be used in surgical gowns
5Clothing comfort, standards and test methods applied to surgical gowns
6Design in surgical gowns
7Production processes in disposable and reusable surgical gowns
8Production processes in disposable and reusable surgical gowns
9Midterm exam
10Cost analysis in disposable and reusable surgical gowns
11Sterilization procedure, importance and methods
12Design and production of surgical gowns for different surgical operations
13Presentations
14Presentations
15Presentations
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• Pamuk, O., 2006, Cerrahi Personel ve Hastanın Kullanımına Yönelik İşlevsel Medikal Ürünlerin Geliştirilmesi, Doktora Tezi, İzmir. • Pamuk, O., 2002, Cerrahi Operasyonlarda Kullanılan Giysilerin Çalışma Ortamına Uyumluluğunun Araştırılması, Yüksek Lisans Tezi, Ege Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, İzmir. • Abreu, M.J., Silva, M.E., Schacher, L. and Adolphe, D., 2003, Designing surgical clothing and drapes according to the new technical standards, International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, 15(1):69-74pp. • Abreu, M.J., Silva, M.E., Schacher L., and Adolphe, D., 2003, New performance and quality requirements in the field of operating room garments, International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 16(5):261-264pp. • Aibibu, D., Lehmann, B. and Offermann P., 2003, Barrier effect of woven fabrics used for surgical gowns, AUTEX Research Journal, 3(4):186-193pp. • Aibibu, D., Lehmann, B. and Offermann P., 2003, Image analysis for testing and evaluation of the barrier effect of surgical gowns, Journal of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management, 3(2):1-8pp. • Barker R.L., 2002, From fabric hand to thermal comfort: the evolving role of objective measurements in explaining human comfort response to textiles, International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, 14(3/4): 181-200pp. • Beklin, N.L., 2002, A historical review of barrier materials, Association of Operating Room Nurses Journal, 76(4):648-654pp. • Canoğlu, S., Gültekin, B.C. and Yükseloğlu, S.M., 2004, Effect of ultrasonic energy in washing of medical surgery gowns, Ultrasonics, 42(2004):113-119pp. • Cho, J.S., Tanebe, S.I. and Cho, G., 1997, Thermal comfort properties of cotton and nonwoven surgical gowns with dual functional finish, Journal of Physiological Antropology, 16(3):87-95pp. • Coughlin, M.K., 1999, Effects of laundering on the barrier properties of reusable surgical gown fabrics, AORN Journal, 27(3):100-106pp. • Duran, K., 2004, Dokusuz Yüzeyler, Teknik Fuarcılık Yayınları, İstanbul, 410s. • Epps, H.H. and Leonas, K.K., 2000, Pore size and air permeability of four nonwoven fabrics, International Nonwovens Journal, 9(2). • Flaherty, A.L. and Wick, T.M., 1993, Prolonged contact with blood alters surgical gown permeability, American Journal of Infection Control, 21(5):249-256pp. • Frydrych I., Dziworska G. and Bilska J., 2002, Comparative analysis of the thermal insulation properties of fabrics made of natural and man-made cellulose fibres, Fibres & Textiles in Eastern Europe, 40-44pp. • Granzow, J.W., Smith, J.W., Nichols, R.L. and Waterman, R.S., 1998, Evaluation of the protective value of hospital gowns against blood strike-through and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus penetration, American Journal of Infection Control, 26(2):85-93pp. • Hes, L. and Dolezal, I., 1989, New method and equipment for measuring thermal properties of textiles, Journal of Textile Machinery Society of Japan, 42(8):124-128pp. • Kansoy, O. ve Dirgar, E., 2004, Giysi konforu, Ege Üniversitesi Tekstil ve Konfeksiyon Dergisi, 14(1):61-64. • Kaynaklı, Ö. ve Yiğit, A., 2003, İnsan Vücudu İçin Isı Dengesi ve Isıl Konfor Şartları, DEÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi Fen ve Mühendislik Dergisi, 5(2): 9-17. • Lankester, B.J., Bartlett, G.E., Garneti, N. and Blom, A.W., 2002, Direct measurement of bacterial penetration through surgical gowns: a new method, Journal of Hospital Infection, 50(4):281-285pp. • Laufman H., Belkin N.L. and Meyer K.K., 2000, A Critical review of a century’s progress in surgical apparel: how far have we come?, Journal of American College of Surgeons, 191(5): 554-568pp. • Leonas, K.K., 1998, Effect of laundering on the barrier properties of reusable surgical gown fabrics, American Journal of Infection Control, 26(5):495-501pp. • Leonas, K.K and Jinkins, R.S., 1997, The relationship of selected fabric characteristics and the barrier effectiveness of surgical gown fabrics, American Journal of Infection Control, 25(4):16-23pp. • McCullough, E.A., 1993, Methods for determining the barrier efficacy of surgical gowns. American Journal of Infection Control, 21(6): 368-374pp. • Namlıgöz, E.S. ve Çoban, S., 2005, Termofizyolojik giysi konforu ve test cihazları, Ege Üniversitesi Tekstil ve Konfeksiyon Dergisi, 15(4):245-252. • Pissiotis, C.A, Komborozos, V., Papoutsi, C. and Skrekas, G.O., 1997, Factors that influence the effectiveness of surgical gowns in the operating theatre, European Journal of Surgery, 163(8):597-604pp. • Plumlee, T.M. and Pittman, A., 2002, Surgical gown requirements capture: a design analysis case study, Journal of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management, 2(2):1-10pp. • Rutala, W.A. and Weber, D.J., 2001, A review of single-use and reusable gowns and drapes in healthcare, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 22(4):248-57pp. • Saville, B.P., 2000, Physical Testing of Textiles (first edition), Woodhead Publishing Limited, England. • Schacher, L., Adolphe, D.C. and Drean J.Y., 2000, Comparison between thermal insulation and thermal properties of classical and microfibres polyester fabrics, International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, 12(2):84-95pp. • Smith, J.W. and Nichols, R.L., 1991, Barrier efficiency of surgical gowns: are we really protected from our patients' pathogens? Archieve of Surgery, 126(6):756-763pp. • Stemed Ltd. Şti. Tanıtım Kataloğu, 2001, Sağlık Hizmetlerinde Cerrahi Örtü ve Önlük Seçimi, Ankara, 37s. • Suprun, N., Vlasenko, V. and Ostrovetchkhaya, Y., 2003, Some aspects of medical clothing manufacturing, International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, 15(3/4):224-230pp. • Tzanov, T., Betcheva R. and Hardalov I., 1999, Thermophysiological comfort of silicone softeners treated woven textile materials, International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, 11(4): 189-197pp. • Xiaming, T., 2001, Smart Fibres, Fabrics and Clothing, Woodhead Publishing, England.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14342
Project Preparation24080
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)200
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO1343   
LO2343   
LO3 33   
LO4455   
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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