Guideline
Part 2: Clean air suits, English version EN 13795­2:2019

This document (EN 13795-2:2019) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 205 “Non-active medical devices” (Secretariat: DIN, Germany) with the active participation of German experts. The responsible German body involved in its preparation was DIN-Normenausschuss Medizin (DIN Standards Committee Medicine), Working Committee NA 063-01-08 AA “Surgical textiles”. This standard contains specifications giving detail to the essential requirements set out in EC Directive 93/42/EEC on medical devices.

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Guideline
Part 1: Surgical drapes and gowns, English version EN 13795­1:2019

This document (EN 13795-1:2019) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 205 “Non-active medical devices” (Secretariat: DIN, Germany) with the active participation of German experts. The responsible German body involved in its preparation was DIN-Normenausschuss Medizin (DIN Standards Committee Medicine), Working Committee NA 063-01-08 AA “Surgical textiles”. This standard contains specifications giving detail to the essential requirements set out in EC Directive 93/42/EEC on medical devices.

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Guideline
Glove Use Information Leaflet

The efficacy of gloves in preventing contamination of healthcare workers’ hands and helping to reduce transmission of pathogens has been confirmed in several clinical studies. Nevertheless, healthcare workers should be informed that gloves do not provide complete protection against hand contamination. Pathogens may gain access to the caregivers’ hands via small defects in gloves or by contamination of the hands during glove removal. Hand hygiene remains the basic to guarantee hand decontamination after glove removal. It is important that healthcare workers are able to differentiate between specific clinical situations when gloves should be worn and changed and those where their use is not required - find information and figures provided by the WHO here:

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