Conditions, treatment and EU directives for medical uniforms OP textiles are to equate with “normal” textiles never, because they must meet a much higher claim. Operations, opened the patient’s body and it penetration easier for micro-organisms. As far as possible to prevent this, OP textiles as well as the other operation accessories must meet high standards. Infections should be prevented under all circumstances the concerned patients and the operation team. For OP textiles the material the OP textiles are made of special standards requirements, which are indispensable in the surgical field. This includes that the material is fluid-resistant. This fact is important, because micro-organisms through the material can hike, if this can be soaked.
Also, the OP textiles must represent a barrier in the dry and the wet. KBS often addresses the matter in his writings. Also the particles poverty is one of the basic prerequisites. It should very little to no particles on the surface exist. This applies also for the surgical cover material. No skin germs of of patient in the surgical field and the open wound may come during the surgery. Only way to avoid serious infections.
The surgical staff is usually surgical gowns. In these coats, it is beneficial if the seams are welded to provide no vacancies, the bacteria and micro-organisms can penetrate. The ends of the sleeves are the weaknesses of surgical gowns. Since no skin contact may occur during the surgery with the patient, gloves be worn OP, which close this vulnerability. Comfort of OP textiles especially at the scrubs, it is important that a high level of comfort can be provided for the surgical team. The material should be necessarily breathable and offer a high wearing comfort. This means that all necessary movements easily can be performed without any tensions and constraints occur. The treatment of surgical textiles-OP textiles available as single or multi way textiles. More and more hospitals rely on the multi way option since this is cheaper and also protects the environment in the course of time. The treatment plays an important role in these textiles. Special procedures must be applied, to ensure that there are no particles on the surface. This means all impurities must be removed completely. This is done in dry cleaners, which can present a special certificate. The EU guidelines for OP textiles in the OP textiles to the EU directives EN 13795, be met. These policies govern three important facts. To the requirements that are binding on the manufacturer or suppliers, testing procedures, which closely examines the OP textiles and evaluates, and on the other hand the use requirements and performance levels. In addition, the separation process with all the requirements is regulated. These guidelines should ensure that no infections arise and the patient as well as the surgical team are optimally protected. Storage and use of OP textiles the optimal storage is also an important part. The OP textiles must be kept hygienic so that no impurities can arise between the obtaining or processing and use. This necessarily includes OP textiles only in defined areas, usually the surgical field may be carried and used. In summary, it can be said that OP textiles not part of traditional laundering but must be classified in the category of medical devices. It is a high Teck material, which is also known as barrier material. Cotton has been used often. This however creates the disadvantage that extraneous easier get wide on the surface and thus increases the risk of infection. The professional fashion for doctors in the online-shop WD-practice offers optimal variants for high wearing comfort.