Surgical gloves: A vital strategy in the battle against HAIs

Reporting on data from its latest rankings, The Leapfrog Group said a "dramatic spike" in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) during 2021 and 2022 "should stop hospitals in their tracks." HAIs lead to increased morbidity, mortality, length of stay, and costs, making infection control paramount for hospitals and health systems. 

Proper use of surgical gloves is a critical aspect of infection control efforts, but surgical gloves come with their own issues, such as being prone to perforation and causing skin problems for wearers after prolonged use. To minimize risks, healthcare providers should develop detailed and consistent guidelines for surgical glove use. 

Download this white paper to learn:
  • Factors to consider to choose the right surgical gloves
  • Best practices for safe surgical glove usage
  • How to stay up to date on hand hygiene best practices

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