Tag: exam gloves

Hand Hygiene Before Gloving – How Important?

Posted by Stephanie - July 15, 2014 - Infection Control, Latex Gloves, Medical Gloves, Nitrile Gloves
Hand Hygiene Before Gloving - How Important?

If you work anywhere in the health care industry, you are likely aware of the importance of performing proper hand hygiene and glove use to reduce the spread of infectious organisms. In the “Five Moments for Hand Hygiene” as outlined by the World Health Organization (WHO,) the first “moment” for performing hand hygiene is Before […]

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Exam Gloves “Manufactured in Malaysia” – How Safe?

Posted by Stephanie - January 7, 2014 - Dental, FDA, Latex Gloves, Medical Gloves, Nitrile Gloves
How safe are exam gloves manufactured in Malaysia?

Most of the exam gloves available here in the U.S. are manufactured and imported from other countries, such as Malaysia.  How can you be sure that you are getting a safe, reliable product?  Fortunately, manufacturers, importers and the government are working hard to ensure your safety. FDA Regulation Patient examination gloves are a class I […]

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Exam Gloves’ Critical Role in Patient Safety

Posted by Stephanie - March 8, 2011 - Dental, Infection Control

Healthcare professionals have long known the importance of proper glove use during patient care. For over twenty years, exam gloves have been worn to prevent transmission of bloodborne pathogens. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration mandates that gloves be worn during all patient-care activities that may involve exposure to blood or body fluids. So when […]

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