Views: 73 Author: Pidegree Medical Publish Time: 04-21-2020 Origin: Pidegreegroup
Due to the spread of the COVID-19 in the world, it is essential to know how to put on and take off gloves correctly, as well as to understand when they should be used. In this way, we protect ourselves and others.
Sanitary gloves are single-use products that are used to cover the hands. That is, the gloves protect by avoiding contact of the hands with any infectious agent.
First of all, you must remove all accessories from your hands and wrists, such as rings, bracelets or watches. Also, it is recommended to have your nails well cut to avoid tearing. Second wash your hands well.You must first get wet with water and add soap. Rub your hands together, emphasizing the fingers and the base of the fingers, all the corners of the hand, both thumbs, and fingertips, back well and spread the wash towards the arm. If you have a disinfectant, made with alcohol. Once you have finished soaping, rinse with plenty of water.
After washing, it is important to dry with a single-use towel. If you have washed them with disinfectant, you can let your hands air dry on their own.
It is essential to follow the instructions for use when opening them. Then You should first stick a hand in, being careful not to touch the outside of the glove. When you put your hand in the second glove, you can help yourself with the other one that is already covered. At all times you must be careful not to contaminate either of them.
When removing gloves you have to be especially careful. If they are contaminated and the person carrying them touches them with their bare hands, they can become infected with the microorganism that is present.
First, you need to subtly pinch the glove on either hand. Remove it without touching the outside of the glove. You must throw it away with the hand that is still covered in the trash, preferably a site dedicated to medical waste on time.
To remove the second, you must introduce the fingers of your free hand inside the glove. So you can turn it around without touching the outside. Do the same as the previous one: throw it away so there is no risk of contamination.It is essential not to contaminate the gloves while putting them on or taking them off; for this, there is the correct technique.