Disposable medical gown: everything you need to know
In this article, we will discuss the role of disposable medical gowns, the advantages of disposable gowns, the different manufacturing materials, the types of gowns available, as well as the criteria to consider when making your choice and quality standards.
What is the role of the disposable medical gown?
The benefits of disposable medical gowns
- Optimal protection
- Effective against cross-contamination
- Affordable price
- Convenient: quick and easy to change, no maintenance
- Comfortable: lightweight, breathable
The manufacturing materials of disposable protective gowns
Sms (spunbond - meltblown - spunbond)
What are the different types of disposable medical gowns?
Sterile sms protective gown 35gr / reinforced sms gown 35gr
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How to choose your disposable medical gown?
- Material: Disposable gowns can be made from different materials such as polypropylene or SMS. These materials have different characteristics that must be taken into account such as resistance, impermeability, and the protection they offer.
- Comfort: The gown must be comfortable to wear with a size tailored to the wearer’s morphology and good breathability that will prevent the accumulation of heat and sweat.
- Price: It is important to find a good balance between cost and quality.
- Safety and quality standards: It is important to choose a gown that meets the appropriate standards to ensure optimal protection.
Safety and quality standards for disposable medical gowns
- EN 14126: provides clothing with protection against infectious agents.
- EN 13795: establishes the minimum requirements for surgical clothing and drapes.
- ISO 16603: describes a method for measuring resistance to penetration of blood and bodily fluids in clothing.
- ISO 16604: describes a method for measuring resistance to penetration of bloodborne pathogens in materials used in protective clothing.
- EN 14605: provides clothing with protection against liquid chemicals.
- EN 14325: establishes test methods for protective clothing resistant to chemical products.
- ISO 13485: ensures a quality management system for medical devices.
- ISO 9001: defines criteria for a quality management system in general.
If you want to learn more about ISO standards, do not hesitate to check our article “ISO standards to know before purchasing your medical device“.
It is important to clearly define the intended use of your medical gown in order to choose the one that best suits your needs. We are at your disposal if you would like more details regarding our disposable medical gowns as well as all of our other products.