Wearing gloves in the hospital

Infection control - wearing gloves; Patient safety - wearing gloves; Personal protective equipment - wearing gloves; PPE - wearing gloves; Nosocomial infection - wearing gloves; Hospital acquired infection - wearing gloves

Gloves are called personal protective equipment (PPE). Other types of PPE are gowns, masks, and shoe and head covers.

Gloves create a barrier between germs and your hands. Wearing gloves in the hospital helps prevent the spread of germs.

Why Wear Gloves

When to Wear Gloves

Choose the Right Gloves

Removing Gloves