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Why do medical staff use latex gloves?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Hygiene: Latex gloves are used to provide a barrier to keep the wearing from contaminating the patient and vice versa. It can also cut down the spread of infection. Most hospital staff such as food and cleaning also wear them to cut down risks.

Answered 3/26/2013



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