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How to choose medical protective clothing? These three points must not be less!

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Medical protective clothing is the protective clothing worn by medical personnel when entering specific medical and health areas. During the diagnosis and treatment of patients infected with the novel coronavirus, protective clothing can effectively prevent blood and body fluid spatter and contamination, to protect the health and safety of doctors and patients.

General diagnosis and treatment activities, such as pre-examination and triage, general outpatient clinics should wear white coats as work clothes; Special protective clothing is required for entering observation rooms, special wards and laboratory testing. What standards should medical protective clothing meet for health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak? The doctor of Mercy will answer your questions one by one.

Precautions for selecting medical protective clothing

1 Appearance

(1) The protective clothing should be dry, clean and free from mildew, and the surface is not allowed to have spot scars, cracks and other defects.

(2) Needle and thread stitching shall be made by needle and thread gluing or folding stitching. The stitch length of the stitching shall be 8 to 14 stitches per 3cm, and the stitch shall be even and straight, without skipping stitches.

(3) The seam of the edge sealing glue shall be tight; With the parts of the lock, the lock should be self-locking, can not be exposed.

2 structure

(1) The protective clothing consists of a hooded coat and pants, which can be divided into two types: one-body structure and two-body structure;

(2) The binding parts of protective clothing shall be tight. Elastic closing shall be adopted for cuffs and ankles, and elastic closing, drawstring closing or buckle shall be adopted for hat face closing and waist closing;

(3) Protective clothing should be light, wet and breathable, and comfortable to wear.

3 Use

(1) Wear and take off protective clothing in the designated area in accordance with the requirements of all levels of protection;

(2) Hands should be washed or disinfected before and after wearing and taking off protective clothing;

(3) The removed protective clothing should be put into a clinical waste bucket with lid for centralized disposal.