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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 2016, Article ID 8572493, 12 pages
Research Article

Particle Size-Selective Assessment of Protection of European Standard FFP Respirators and Surgical Masks against Particles-Tested with Human Subjects

1Department of Environmental Engineering and Science, Feng Chia University, Taichung 40724, Taiwan
2Division of Occupational Hygiene, Institute of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health, Ministry of Labor, New Taipei City 22143, Taiwan
3Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Nanomedicine, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli 35053, Taiwan

Received 1 June 2015; Revised 1 February 2016; Accepted 15 February 2016

Academic Editor: Saverio Affatato

Copyright © 2016 Shu-An Lee et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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