double gloving

The use of 2 gloves when performing medical interventions in which there is contact with biohazardous materials. Double gloving minimises the hazards inherent in contact with body fluids, as latex gloves are prone to perforation

double gloving

The use of 2 gloves when performing medical interventions, in which there is contact with biohazardous materials; DG is a practice that minimizes the hazards inherent in contact with body fluids, as latex gloves are prone to perforation
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With the inherent risk of surgical glove failure and the issue that the majority of surgical glove perforations go unnoticed, double gloving has become a best practice standard.
Furthermore, the results of such investigations may help to rationalise the need for double gloving, perforation indicator systems in certain cases.
Cut resistant glove liner was developed to curb the rate of inner glove perforations in double gloving system.
5) There was no mention of the effect of double gloving or of the total number of gloves tested in each group.
An activity of particular interest is the use of double gloving verses single gloving to prevent surgical cross infection between patients and staff.
However, options that might prevent such contamination do exist, including double gloving, use of surgical protocols for PPE removal, and PPE impregnated with an antimicrobial agent.
Double gloving, that is, wearing two sets of surgical gloves, has become more common in recent years.
The work, to determine the effectiveness of the double gloving method to control the risk of contamination when manufacturing aseptically prepared products, focused on workers using two pairs of Marigold's sterile, single use Suretech Biogel P gloves.
Combined with frequent glove changes, double gloving is probably one of the most effective methods to reduce exposure to blood-borne pathogens, as it reduces by a factor of 10 the number of potential exposures.
But one should remember that double gloving is strongly recommended for surgeons before going into the operating room.
EPA inspectors, not observing this practice, instituted a virtual ban against double gloving.