gloving


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gloving

Placing of gloves on the hands. During physical examination and invasive procedures, such as phlebotomy or surgery, this is done to protect both caregiver and patient from transmissible diseases.

gloving

the procedure of donning sterile rubber gloves, in such a way as to preserve asepsis of the operator, before each surgical procedure.

closed gloving
working from within the cuffs of the surgical gown the hands never touch the outside of the gown or gloves.
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Hurst S 2009 Double gloving in the OR Operating Room Nurse 3(4) 8-9
A comparison between single, double indicator gloving and double gloving with two regular gloves Journal of Bone
Laine T, Kaipia A, Santavirta J, Aarnio P 2004 Glove perforations in open and laparoscopic abdominal surgery: the feasibility of double gloving Scandinavian Journal of Surgery 93(1) 73-76
Parish C 2006 Double gloving recommended for low-risk surgical procedures Nursing Standard 21(6) 11-12
Tanner J, Parkinson H 2006 Double gloving to reduce surgical cross-infection (Cochrane Review) In: The Cochrane Library Issue 3 2006 Chichester, John Wiley & Sons
Double gloving is associated with significantly fewer inner glove perforations.
When choosing a method of glove protection, glove liners, knitted gloves and triple gloving offer more protection than standard double gloving.
This article is based on the following source with the kind permission of the Cochrane Library: Tanner J, Parkinson H Double gloving to reduce surgical cross- infection.
Avery CM, Gallacher P, Birnbaum W 1999a Double gloving and a glove perforation indication system during the dental treatment of HIV positive patients: are they really necessary?
Avery CME, Taylor J, Johnson PA 1999b Double gloving and a system for identifying glove perforations in maxillofacial trauma surgery British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 37 (4) 316-319
Berridge DC, Starky G, Jones NAG, Chamberlain J 1998 A randomised controlled trial of double versus single gloving in vascular surgery Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 43 (1) 9-10
Calliot JL, Cote C, Abidi H, Fabry J 1999 Electronic evaluation of the value of double gloving British Journal of Surgery 86 (11) 1387-1390