Rules of use of gloves

Rules and technique of use of gloves

Rules

  • The use of gloves does not replace the need for cleaning your hands.

  AND 

  • Hand hygiene (current, antiseptic, or surgical) must be performed when appropriate regardless of the indications for glove use.
  • Remove gloves to perform hand hygiene, when an indication occurs while wearing gloves.
  • Discard gloves after each task and clean your hands – gloves may carry germs
  • Wear gloves only when indicated otherwise they become a major risk for germ transmission.

Technique