What Is The Difference Between Isolation Gown And Surgical Gown



the difference

1. Purpose

1. Isolation gown

①It is used for medical staff to avoid being contaminated by blood, body fluids, and other infectious substances during contact;

②Protective equipment used to protect patients from infection;

③Isolation gown is a two-way isolation that not only prevents medical staff from being infected or contaminated, but also prevents patients from being infected.

2. Surgical gown

① Play a two-way protective role during the operation;

②The surgical gown establishes a barrier between the patient and the medical staff, which reduces the probability of medical staff coming into contact with the patient’s blood or other body fluids and other potential sources of infection during the operation;

③Surgical gowns can block the spread of various bacteria adhering to the skin or clothes of medical staff to the surgical patients.

2. Dressing indications

1. Isolation gown

①When contacting patients with infectious diseases spread by contact, such as those infected by multi-drug resistant bacteria;

②When the patient is under protective isolation, such as the diagnosis, treatment and nursing of patients with extensive burns and bone graft patients;

③When it may be splashed by the patient's blood, body fluids, secretions, and feces;

④Whether it is necessary to wear isolation gowns when entering key departments such as ICU, NICU, and protective wards should be determined according to the purpose of entry and the contact status of the medical staff.

2. Surgical gown

① It is used for invasive treatment of patients after strict aseptic disinfection in the out-of-door operating room.

3. Appearance and material requirements

1. Isolation gown

①Isolation clothing is usually made of non-woven materials, or combined with materials with better impermeability, such as plastic films;

②It has integrity and toughness through the use of various non-woven fiber joining technologies instead of the geometric interlocking of woven and knitted materials;

③ Isolation clothing should be able to cover the trunk and all clothing to form a physical barrier for the transmission of microorganisms and other substances;

④ It should have anti-permeability, abrasion resistance and tear resistance.

2. Surgical gown

①Operation gown material barrier properties, strength, microbial penetration, and comfort;

②The surgical gown should be impermeable, sterile, one-piece, without a cap;

③Generally, the cuffs of surgical gowns are elastic, which is easy to wear and is helpful to wear sterile hand gloves.

Fourth, wear operation

1. Isolation gown

①Pay attention to the clean surface to avoid contamination when putting on and taking off the isolation gown;

②The isolation gown can be completed by one person;

③The isolation gown can be used repeatedly without pollution, and hang it in the corresponding area after use.

2. Surgical gown

①The surgical gown pays attention to aseptic operation;

②The surgical gown must be assisted by an assistant;

③The surgical gown must be cleaned and disinfected after being worn once, and sterilized before use.