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How to choose medical examination gloves

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How to choose medical examination gloves

If you buy or use medical examination gloves... Are you sure that you and your staff are protected? Read more to find out... 1. Choosing the material. Latex, nitrile and vinyl are the most commonly used disposable glove materials. Each material is suitable for specific uses.Natural rubber latex is a plant-derived material. Latex gloves offer good barrier protection, close fit and flexibility. Latex use in medical gloves has been decreasing in recent years. The downside of latex is the possibility of latex allergies, ranging from skin irritation to anaphylaxis, a life-threatening condition.Nitrile is nearly as strong and flexible as latex, without...

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