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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The patent pending GAMMEX PI Glove-in-Glove System is the world's first pre-donned double gloving system.
Furthermore, the results of such investigations may help to rationalise the need for double gloving, perforation indicator systems in certain cases.
Parkinson and Tanner recommend double gloving to minimize the risk of perforation and possible cross infection [26].
These people should wear at least "gloves, gown (fluid resistant or impermeable), eye protection (goggles or face shield) and face mask." Other requirements include "double gloving, disposable shoe covers and leg coverings."
There is evidence that wearing two pairs of latex gloves (double gloving) improves protection, but there is still a high rate of perforation of the inner glove [12, 13, 16, 17].
(5) There was no mention of the effect of double gloving or of the total number of gloves tested in each group.
“A RONCO glove that has been tested for this type of impermeability should be an obvious choice for workers and reduce the practice of 'double gloving' in hospital, clinic or private practice settings.”
Twenty nine percent of gloves are contaminated after draping the patient (Lidwell et al 1982) so double gloving and glove changes after draping should be common practice.
Double gloving: protecting surgeons from blood contamination in the operating room.
Even if double gloving is incorporated into protocols for PPE use, it is not a substitute for proper hand hygiene.
Double gloving, that is, wearing two sets of surgical gloves, has become more common in recent years.