The appropriate use of gloves to reduce allergies and infection.

Abstract

Twenty years ago, the wearing of gloves for non-sterile procedures was viewed as insulting to the patient as it made him/her feel 'unclean'. Today, gloves are worn for all procedures and are often wastefully used. There must be a fine balance between inappropriate and appropriate use of gloves and between the use of latex gloves for comfort and fine… (More)

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@article{Hampton2002TheAU, title={The appropriate use of gloves to reduce allergies and infection.}, author={Sylvie Hampton}, journal={British journal of nursing}, year={2002}, volume={11 17}, pages={1120-4} }