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double glove

The wearing of two pairs of gloves during invasive procedures to decrease the likelihood of direct contact between the surgeon and the patient. Similarly: “triple glove.”
See also: glove
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The decision to wear double gloves is made by operators and assistants individually.
Thomas-Copeland (2009) goes on to suggest that anybody who finds that their dexterity and sensitivity through double gloves is reduced should allow some time for their hands to adjust to the change.
Wilson SJ, Sellu D, Uy A, Jaffer MA 1996 Subjective effects of double gloves on surgical performance Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 78 (1) 20-22
Dodds RDA, Barker SGE, Morgan NH, Donaldson DR, Thomas MH 1990 Self protection in surgery: the use of double gloves British Journal of Surgery 77 (2) 219-220
Air conditioning, electric windows and door mirrors - which fully close in - and CD player are nice standard touches and there is also a double glove box, concealed drinks holders and lots of storage spaces in the doors.
There is also a bundle of on-board stowage space with bottle holders for every passenger as well as door pockets all round and a double glove box.
There's also a ventilated cool box beneath the armrest, a drawer beneath the passenger seat and a double glove box - the upper part containing aux-in and USB connections for the ubiquitous iPod.
There is a double glove box with air conditioning and a generous storage cubby under the centre armrest, as well as open trays beneath the dash.
Interior space is good while on the passenger side there is a double glove box with the top one fitted out with connections and holders for music players, a neat touch.
Other surgical specialities in the USA do not routinely double glove (St Germaine 2003).
The boot is a good size for a small car and has an additional under-floor hidey hole with extra storage in the cabin provided by an under-seat drawer and a double glove box - the top one housing USB and aux-in sockets to connect your MP3 player or mobile phone, and even a convenient little shelf to put it on when plugged in.