The role of Medical Suits
Medical suits refer to protective clothing used by medical personnel (doctors, nurses, public health personnel, cleaning personnel, etc.) and people entering specific medical and health areas (such as patients, hospital visitors, people entering infected areas, etc.).
The role of medical protective clothing is to isolate bacteria, harmful ultrafine dust, acid and alkaline solution, electromagnetic radiation, etc., to ensure the safety of personnel and keep the environment clean.
Proper wearing of medical protective clothing and other protective products can play an effective role in isolation and prevention, producing a bacterial barrier layer and reducing cross infection.
Key Points of Medical Protective Clothing Selection
First, consider performance when choosing protective clothing. In addition to the material specifications and safety requirements, the performance of medical suits mainly includes protection, comfort, physical and mechanical properties, etc.
Secondly, it should be considered in combination with the use environment. Considering the nature of the disease, according to the current clinical understanding of the disease, according to the etiology and transmission mode of the disease to determine what kind of protective clothing to choose, such as blood transmission, mouth transmission, body fluid transmission, according to the transmission of the disease, should choose different targeted protective clothing. In cases where the mode of transmission is uncertain, the disease’s mode of transmission should be determined as far as possible, and full protection should be done before this.
Classification of Medical Protective Clothing
Material: It can be divided into woven and nonwoven protective clothing.
Service life: It can be divided into disposable and reusable protective clothing.
Uses: Can be divided into daily work clothes, surgical gowns, isolation clothing, and protective clothing.
Daily work clothes are worn by medical staff in their daily work.
A surgical gown is a specially designed garment worn in an operating room.
Isolation clothing refers to clothing worn by medical staff when they contact patients or when family members visit patients.
Protective clothing refers to the clothing worn by personnel in medical emergencies, infectious disease areas, electromagnetic radiation areas, and other special areas.