If anyone knows about rough treatment of skin, it’s those of us who work in healthcare. We’re washing with soap and water dozens of times every day, changing gloves constantly and rubbing with alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
Some of us work with cleaning products or other chemicals that aren’t the kindest to hands. We may get a break in our hectic schedule to put on moisturizer, but it’s not always easy to remember. It’s no surprise that we see irritated hands, especially in the winter months.
Moisturize Skin with Aloetouch Gloves
Aloetouch gloves might look like any other disposable glove on the outside, but on the inside, they’re very different. The interior of the gloves is coated with a fine layer of organic freeze-dried aloe vera extract. When they’re put on, the warmth and moisture of the hands softens the aloe which soothes and moisturizes the skin.
Aloetouch gloves make moisturizing automatic. Because skin irritation is a significant barrier to hand hygiene compliance1, by soothing and moisturizing hands, staff is more likely to follow hand hygiene guidelines.
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The Aloetouch Ice Nitrile offers the protection of nitrile and a latex-like feel all in one exam glove. This glove provides great sensitivity as well as dependable protection. With the Aloetouch Ice Nitrile, you will experience the comfort of latex in a nitrile glove.
Pink Pearl starts with the extra protection of nitrile, adds the soothing comfort of an organic aloe lining, then gives the glove the glamorous sheen of your favorite string of pearls. For every case sold, Medline donates a portion of the proceeds to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
The Aloetouch Extended Cuff exam glove provides greater coverage with an extended cuff that protects the area between the cuff and sleeve. This glove is textured for a secure grip and tested for use with chemotherapy drugs.
Medline has advanced the technology of stretch synthetic exam gloves. The Aloetouch 3G is engineered to offer strength, tear resistance, and barrier protection properties suitable for clinical procedures.
1 Boyce M; Pittet D. Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Health-Care Settings: Recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee and the HICPAC/SHEA/APIC/IDSA Hand Hygiene Task Force. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2002:51 (RR-16):22. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr5116.pdf. Accessed May 18, 2015.