Disposable gloves are one of the highest volume supplies for hospitals. With various departments, clinical tasks and all member of staff requiring different types and sizes of gloves, choosing the right one can be challenging.

Thanks to advancements in technology, exam and surgical gloves today have more features and benefits than ever before. Medline wants to make it easier for you to evaluate all the options on the market in order to select the right glove and material. This guide breaks down the differences between major glove types in order to educate and help you make informed decisions. 

  1. Double Gloving Technique Wearing two pairs of surgical gloves greatly minimises the risk of cross-contamination by adding an extra layer of protection.
  2. Why Use Accelerator-Free Gloves? Using an accelerator-free glove can help prevent a user from suffering an outbreak.
  3. Why Use Latex-Free Gloves? Latex can cause varying degrees of allergic reactions, ranging from a stuffy nose and asthma attacks to anaphylaxis.

  1. Why Use Powder-Free Surgical Gloves? Non-powdered gloves are a sure way of impacting staff safety and prevention of germ transmission.

Copyright © 2018 Medline Industries, Inc. All rights reserved.