Does glove use increase the risk of infection?

Wilson, Jennie ORCID: and Loveday, Heather ORCID: (2014) Does glove use increase the risk of infection? Nursing Times, 110 (39). pp. 12-15. ISSN 0954-7762

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There is clear evidence that gloves are often misused in clinical practice, which puts patients at increased risk of infection. New evidence suggests there are two main influences on health professionals’ to wear gloves: socialisation, reflecting the expectations of peers, or the ; and emotion, the response to a sense of disgust and need for self-protection. This article explores the extent of glove misuse why they are misused, and suggests to address the problem.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine and health
Medicine and health > Nursing
Depositing User: Jennie Wilson
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2016 11:23
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 07:07


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