Gloves: a COVID-19-driven habit nurses need to break
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Gloves: a COVID-19-driven habit nurses need to break

Dinah Gould Independent consultant and former professor of nursing, Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies

The pandemic has blurred understanding of guidance on glove use, so it’s time to be clear on what is needed

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a huge increase in the use of gloves, not just in health and care settings but also by the public. This has caused behaviour to change, creating a modern-day nursing ritual that is unsupported by evidence.

Nursing Management. 28, 4, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/nm.28.4.13.s10

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