There is no doubt that isolation gown is an indispensable part of medical personnel's personal protective equipment. It is used to protect the arms and exposed body areas of the medical personnel. Isolation gown should be worn when there is a risk of contamination by the patient's blood, body fluids, secretions, or feces.
It is the second most commonly used personal protective equipment (PPE) in health care facilities, second only to gloves, at the level of infection control among health workers.
Although Isolation gown is now commonly used in the clinic, there is still much unknown about the function of it and how it differs from coverall.
The main role of isolation gown is to protect staff and patients, to prevent the spread of pathogenic microorganisms, to avoid cross-infection, there is no requirement for airtight, waterproof and so on, just isolation effect. Therefore, there is no corresponding technical standard, only the length of the isolation garment should be appropriate, without holes, and pay attention to avoid pollution when wearing and taking off.
Its basic requirement is to block viruses, bacteria and other harmful substances, so as to protect the medical staff in the diagnosis and treatment, nursing process is not infected; It meets the normal functional requirements and has good wearing comfort and safety. It is mainly used in industrial, electronic, medical, chemical and bacterial infection prevention and other environments. Medical protective clothing has the national standard GB 19082-2009 medical disposable protective clothing technical requirements.
Protective equipment used by medical personnel to prevent contamination of blood, body fluids, and other infectious substances during contact or to protect patients from infection. Isolation gown is to prevent health care workers from being infected or contaminated and prevent patients from being infected. It is a two-way quarantine.
Coveralls are worn by clinical medical personnel when in contact with patients with Class A infectious diseases or those managed as Class A infectious diseases. It is to prevent health care workers from being infected, is a single isolation.
* Contact patients with infectious diseases transmitted by contact, such as transmitted diseases, multi-drug resistant bacteria infection, etc.
* When implementing protective isolation for patients, such as the treatment and nursing of patients with large area burns and bone marrow transplantation.
* Maybe by the patient's blood, body fluids, secretions, discharge when splashing.
* When entering key departments such as ICU, NICU, protective ward, etc., the need to wear isolation clothing depends on the purpose of entering the medical staff and the contact status with patients.
* Staff in various industries are used for two-way protection.
People who come into contact with airborne or droplet transmitted infectious diseases may be spattered by the blood, body fluids, secretions or discharge of the infected person.
Sep. 11, 2023
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