Medical Examination Gloves
Medical examination gloves are medical safety accessories designed to ensure sanitary hospital conditions by limiting patients' exposure to infectious matter. They also serve to protect health professionals from disease through contact with bodily fluids. Generally there a three types of medical examination gloves. These medical examination gloves are made of latex, nitrile or vinyl. Depending on the users preference and application, different types of gloves will provide a different level of comfort and protection for the user.
The most commonly used examination glove is the latex glove. Latex gloves were the first glove developed to offer hygienic protection to medical practitioners. Since then, latex gloves have been the de facto standard for medical examination gloves. Latex gloves offers a comfortable fit for the user and is able to protect the users from a wide range of contaminants.
The next best thing to latex exam gloves are disposable nitrile gloves. Nitrile synthetic exam gloves were developed as a latex substitute because a small percentage of the general population suffers from latex allergies. Nitrile gloves have a similar "strechy" feel of latex gloves without the irritants that cause an allergic reaction on skin contact.
Vinyl exam gloves were developed as a secondary offering to nitrile. Because of the fact that vinyl is a fairly non-reactive material, vinyl gloves are widely used in the food service industry. The practice of donning vinyl gloves during food prep is an excellent way to reduce cross-contamination.
We offer the best quality Brands such as Tillotson, Dynarex, & AmerCare™ gloves to protect professional healthcare workers and patients alike. Our disposable latex gloves are available in powder and powder-free. The primary goal of allergy prevention is met with high quality, low-allergen latex gloves. The Medical use gloves offer the highest grade of protection. These gloves are thoroughly tested to pass FDA requirements and exceed a broad range of demanding specifications.
Disposable nitrile gloves are the perfect natural latex substitute in glove production. Nitrile gloves do not contain any latex protein and therefore are safe to be used by everyone including those with latex allergies. Medical examination nitrile gloves are the safest choice for emergency medical service providers. Purchase Disposable nitrile gloves to always be on the safe side.
The disposable vinyl pvc gloves are great for all types of medical use. AmerCare disposable vinyl pvc gloves are made with great quality. They are perfect for use hygiene inspection, chemical and general medical use. They are available in powdered and powder-free.