There are a variety of fluid resistant and impermeable protective clothing options on the market, including isolation gowns and surgical gowns. The non sterile disposable patient isolation gown used for routine patient care in healthcare settings is suitable for HCP when caring for viral patients. When selecting isolation gowns, the employer shall consider all available information about the recommended isolation gowns, including potential limitations, such as shelf life.
Medical isolation gown is usually disposable. The period of validity is usually 3 years when it is not opened daily. However, once it is opened for use, it needs to be replaced every 4 hours and cannot be reused. The medical isolation gown can isolate bacteria, viruses and other pathogens from the outside, prevent medical staff from contacting patients directly, play an isolation role, and effectively ensure the life safety of the personnel wearing the isolation gown. During use, special attention shall be paid to avoid contamination with chemicals or excrement with pathogens, and replacement shall be carried out within the specified time limit. If the medical isolation gown is damaged or contaminated, it needs to be replaced in time to avoid damaging the protective function of the isolation gown and exposing relevant personnel to hazardous environments.
When purchasing a medical isolation gown, be sure to research potential suppliers. Also, ask the supplier to send samples so you can validate the authenticity of the product with the manufacturer.