Infection control with single patient use

Infection control with single patient use

Multiple-patient-use (reusable) drapes and gowns provide no guarantee of consistent quality in terms of infection prevention and control management; with a 2001 study showing that 56% were found to have faults that could impact negatively on functionality1.

Furthermore within the same study, only 20% of the drapes tested proved to be impermeable to bacteria1. Does that sound like a product you can trust?

BARRIER® single use surgical drapes and surgical gowns can help provide effective protection, consistent quality and patient safety.


Effective protection: New every time for each use with no repair patches added to products

Quality standards: Consistent quality and fully tested in accordance with EN13795

Patient safety: Helping to manage the risk of surgical site infections

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1. Werner H.-P, Feltgen M, Schmitt O. Quality of surgical drapes and gowns investigation in England, Wales and France. Hyg Med 2001;26: 62-75.

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