Staff Protection

Superior products to prevent infections

Surgical products from Mölnlycke Health Care are all designed to provide optimal safety for both patients and health care professionals. Infection prevention and control is at the core of everything we do, and we are continuously developing new products and solutions to provide even better staff and patient protection.

The highly protective impermeable materials in BARRIER® surgical staff clothing create vital barriers between the patient and health care professionals. Biogel® surgical gloves are available with a puncture indication system, which significantly increases the chance of noticing a puncture during surgery1. Choosing Mölnlycke Health Care means choosing optimal safety and provides the best possible aid in successful infection control.

Double gloving for complete protection

Double gloving is proven to reduce the risk of spreading blood borne illnesses, lessening the risk of exposure for both patient and surgeon to dangerous and costly cross-contamination and infection....

The Eye of the Needle Report

The “Eye of the Needle” report is a report on healthcare workers’ exposure to bloodborne viruses like hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV while at work published by the Health Protection Agency (now a...

Better protected with double gloving

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon Onyekweli Nzewi is a strong advocate of double gloving....

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Adrian Levine: Why I wear Biogel

Adrian Levine is the Clinical Lead in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire. He has been wearing Biogel gloves since the late 1980’s for a number of reasons;...

Accelerator-free gloves to avoid chemical-related sensitivities

Hypoallergenic gloves manufactured without the chemicals commonly known as accelerators (thiurams mercaptobenzothiazole, diphenylthiourea, diphenyl guanidine, dithiocarbamates) could literally be...

Biogel® puncture indication system

Thanks to a coloured indicator glove that is worn under a neutral one, the risk of infection can be reduced for both clinicians and patients. The Biogel® puncture indication...

EU Sharps Directive

Sharps injuries occur following an accidental cut or puncture wound to the skin, most often from a needle or other medical sharp such as a scalpel. If the sharp is contaminated with blood there is a...

References

  1. Tanner, J. and H. Parkinson, Double gloving to reduce surgical cross-infection.
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 2002(3): p. CD003087.
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