NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 1976
Reference Number: JSC-SO-59
Category: Health And Medicine
Origin: Biological Insulation Garment
A spinoff of astronaut's biological garment will allow hospital patients who are highly vulnerable to infection to leave their sterile habitats for several hours, carrying their germ free environment with them. Garments can be used in any of some 200 hospitals where isolation rooms are installed to treat leukemia.
Page Number in Published book: 58