Gowns: AAMI Level Education

Protective apparel, including surgical gowns, are governed by a set of standards and test methods that all manufacturers must meet. These standards are established by AAMI (The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation).

Documents

AAMI Overview: ANSI/AAMI PB70:2012

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72KB – PDF

Understanding the AAMI level 4 surgical gown

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4.8MB – PDF

Understanding the AAMI level 3 surgical gown

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4.3MB – PDF

Video

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AAMI levels and surgical gowns; know if you’re protected.

This continuing education activity will provide a review of the key considerations for the appropriate selection and use of surgical gowns as an infection prevention measure for both patients and the surgical team.

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The purpose of this continuing educational activity is to provide basic information about surgical fires, including how they occur and practices to prevent them.