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What does PAPR stand for?

PAPR stands for Powered Air-Purifying Respirator

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The California-based nurses' union, National Nurses United, said hospitals still lack enough hazardous materials suits which leave no skin exposed and sufficient powered air-purifying respirators to properly protect nurses from exposure, Yahoo News reported.
Respiratory: Half mask or full facepiece respirator, filtering or powered air-purifying respirator, air-supplied helmet or hood.
The Speedglas Fresh-air II P and G 9000 are both powered air-purifying respirators.
Unlike powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs), which draw ambient air through a HEPA filter and blow it over the face at such a high flow rate that no unfiltered air is entrained during inspiration, surgical helmets filter air through the hood material itself.
In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following markets: disposable masks, reusable half facemasks, reusable full-face masks, powered air-purifying respirators (PAPR), self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), airline equipment, escape-only equipment and integrated systems.
Specifically, the most significant trends, drivers, and restraints that impact each of the six main product markets (disposable respirators, non-disposable respirators, powered air-purifying respirators, self-contained breathing apparatus, escape respirators, and airline respirators) are identified and analyzed.