International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Analysis Study Research Paper | Surgery | India | Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023 | Rating: 4.5 / 10

Comparative Evaluation of Safety and Performance of Latex and Nitrile Surgical Gloves: A Post - Market Clinical Follow - Up Study

Murali Mohan S [2] | Ramaswamy Anikode Subramanian [4] | Mathangi Krishna Kumar [3] | Krishna R Nath [3]

Abstract: Sterile Surgical Gloves are worn to prevent contamination of the patient during invasive procedures and they help prevent surgical site infections and reduce the risk of exposure to blood and body fluid pathogens for the healthcare worker. This post - market clinical follow - up study aimed to comprehensively evaluate and compare the safety and performance of three types of surgical gloves: Latex Surgical Gloves - Powdered, Latex Surgical Gloves - Powder Free, and Nitrile Surgical Gloves - Powder Free. Overall, 756 subjects participated in the study. From the clinical safety parameter analysis, all the surgical gloves were safe to use and none of the users reported safety - related issues. The overall rating given by the user for product performance was excellent for all the products. All the users agreed that the product is meeting the product quality. The overall rating given by the user for product satisfaction is Excellent. None of the users have reported any undesirable events.

Keywords: gloves, latex, allergy, healthcare workers

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023,

Pages: 2807 - 2812

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