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April/May 2012 (vol. 08/6)
Evidence from mechanical tests suggests that ‘double-gloving’ reduces healthcare workers’ risk of acquiring bloodborne infections from sharps and needlestick injuries. This protocol for a Cochrane systematic review aims to determine the benefits and harms associated with wearing extra gloves to protect against needlestick injuries, as well as examine other protective measures, such as puncture-indicator systems. Only studies with real patient contact will be included.
Occupational Health at Work April/May 2012 (vol. 08/6) pp49