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Staff Education Tool: Glove Use Information Brochure

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The World Health Organization provides a free, downloadable informational leaflet on glove use.

 

The four-page brochure covers a number of topics, including the technique for donning and removing non-sterile examination gloves, the need for hand hygiene, inappropriate glove use, a Glove Pyramid to aid decision making on when to wear (and not wear) gloves and recommendations on glove use.

 

Download the WHO's glove use information leaflet (pdf) for use in your facility.

 

Note: View our database providing 150 reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations by clicking here.

 

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