Progress on antimicrobial surgical gloves: A review

Arman Amani, B. and Bagheri, Samira and Hamid, Sharifah Bee Abd (2015) Progress on antimicrobial surgical gloves: A review. Rubber Chemistry and Technology Journal. pp. 1-9.

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Surgical gloves provide a protective blockade for patients and members of the surgical team. Glove integrity is critical in an era of blood-borne pathogens. Therefore, the need for improved means for prevention and also gloving and appropriate hand hygiene in a hospital setting is ostensible. This perspective highlights the progress on antimicrobial surgical gloves in deducting the microbial passage after a glove puncture in a model of wound contamination. Moreover, traditional methods to avoid microbes in the hospital and various antimicrobial agents, such as metal ions and antiseptic dyes, are reviewed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Surgical gloves, rubber, contamination, microbes, patients, environment
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Safri
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2016 03:33
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2018 03:43

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