TITLE

Infection Prevention Update

AUTHOR(S)
McNeillv, Linda
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Healthcare Purchasing News;Dec2012, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the role that the use of two gloves by health care professionals plays in helping avoid exposure to bloodborne pathogens and needle and sharp injuries. Myths about the role that gloves play in protecting health care professionals are discussed. Organizations that support the use of double gloves, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, are discussed.
ACCESSION #
83661357

 

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