Change is undoubtedly coming to the spectrum of surgical glove use across Europe. Surgical gloving costs continue to be under the spotlight, leading to offerings of cheaper alternatives that fail to deliver the pinnacle in fit, feel, comfort and protection. Often a false economy, such gloves are typically poorly accepted by the surgical community, resulting […]
Estimates about the numbers of individuals suffering from latex-allergy vary wildly. Some studies put numbers in single digit percentage terms, while other scale the heights of some seriously worrying numbers.
To try to get a better understanding of what these figures may be, we’re keen to hear from people who have experienced a reaction following […]
For many healthcare workers, wearing surgical gloves is a matter of routine. In many cases, wearers are resigned to the levels of comfort, or discomfort experienced during wear. At Leanvation, we’d like to think that we have created the world’s most comfortable range of surgical gloves. Given that our unique business model means that moving […]
The vast majority of healthcare workers and clinicians will, at some point in their career, have been exposed to latex-free surgical gloves. What was your experience like? We’re keen to hear from users about your experiences, good or bad. What was the latex-free material? Was it polyisoprene, polychloroprene or nitrile, or do you not know?
It is now widely recognised as good clinical practice to double glove when undertaking surgical procedures, particularly where the patient is deemed to present a high risk or, where the potential for glove puncture is heightened. However, many surgeons choose not to, arguing that the reduction in tactile sensitivity that results is too great. We’re […]