Double gloving and a system for identifying glove perforations in maxillofacial trauma surgery.

Abstract

The treatment of some maxillofacial fractures has an incidence of glove perforation as high as 50%, with over 80% going unnoticed at the time of operation. We investigated double gloving and a glove perforation indication system to ascertain whether the latter offered any additional protection. 1061 gloves used for 113 patients were examined. The outer… (More)

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@article{Avery1999DoubleGA, title={Double gloving and a system for identifying glove perforations in maxillofacial trauma surgery.}, author={Chloe Avery and J. Taylor and P. A. Johnson}, journal={The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery}, year={1999}, volume={37 4}, pages={316-9} }