Best practice

Q&A: Surgical gloving best practices

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Dana Weaver, RN, BSN, MHA

Director, Sales - Medical Devices

Q: What is the most important rule to follow in terms of best practices for surgical gloving?

Q: Why is screening for latex allergies so important?

Q: What is double-gloving and what are the benefits?

Q: Are there any drawbacks to double-gloving?

Q: While synthetic gloves are recommended by most U.S. health safety authorities, latex gloves are still used. What do you think is driving this trend and how can members of the health industry help stimulate this shift to synthetic gloves?

Q: How can clinicians choose the right glove for the right procedure?