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​​Creating an Infection Prevention Program: What You Need to Know

Aug 30, 2022 9:15:00 AM posted in Infection Prevention, Exam Gloves

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A 2022 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cites the unfortunate news that antimicrobial resistance is currently a leading cause of death worldwide. In the U.S., statistics predict that  over 3 million Americans will likely develop an antimicrobial-resistant infection each year; in 2019, close to 49,000 Americans died from antibiotic resistant infection.

How to Address the Recent Increase in Hospital Associated Infections (HAIs)

Jul 26, 2022 11:00:00 AM posted in Infection Prevention, Exam Gloves

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National statistics showed progress from 2015 to 2019 in the reduction of common hospital-associated infections (HAIs) at U.S. health facilities. Unfortunately, the start of the pandemic in the U.S. in 2020 reversed this trend. Recently, there has been a significant increase in some  HAIs, especially those related to the use of medical devices.

Preventing The Spread Of Seasonal Viruses

Jun 14, 2022 9:20:00 AM posted in Infection Prevention, Exam Gloves

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Since its start at the end of 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated global public health news. As the COVID-19 cases surge and wane with each variant, it’s easy to forget that there are other viruses lurking in the environment. Seasonal viruses, such as the common cold virus, rhinovirus, influenza (flu), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and norovirus  share symptoms with COVID-19. As Dr. Abdul El-Sayed stated in this interview, the only way to be sure if a sick person has COVID-19—rather than the flu, for example—is with a test.

8 Things To Consider When Choosing a Disposable Glove

Apr 19, 2022 7:57:00 AM posted in Infection Prevention, Exam Gloves, General Purpose Gloves

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Every tool is made for a purpose and works at its best when used as intended. The same holds true for disposable gloves. They are not all created equal, so it’s important to choose the right glove to use under the right circumstances. Using the wrong glove could be a safety hazard, interrupt workflow and waste money, time and resources.

11 Common Questions About Disposable Gloves

Feb 22, 2022 2:56:13 PM posted in Infection Prevention, Exam Gloves, General Purpose Gloves

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For people trying to do all they can to protect themselves from the COVID-19 virus, along with other infectious agents, there may be some confusion about when or if they should wear disposable gloves in non-medical settings. At the start of the pandemic some people thought that wearing disposable gloves in public could provide additional protection and help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. 

Avoiding Faulty PPE: How to Find a Reliable Vendor

Sep 14, 2021 10:06:00 AM posted in Infection Prevention, Exam Gloves, General Purpose Gloves

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If you’re responsible for procuring personal protective equipment (PPE) for your workplace, you know the importance of purchasing the best quality products. Unfortunately, the pandemic has made your job much harder. The PPE shortage has opened the door for poor quality and disreputable suppliers to the industry that have put inferior—and even dangerous—PPE products on the market.