Select which PPE would be appropriate for the following tasks.1. Venepuncture2. Emptying a bed pan3. Conducting invasive surgery4. Shaking hands with patient5. Caring for a patient with active pulmonary tuberculosis6. Making a clean bedDressing a leg ulcer
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The risk of contamination by blood other than on the hands is low therefore only gloves are required for this procedure.
The risk of urine splashing onto the hands and clothing is relatively high therefore gloves and apron are required for this procedure.
Very high risk of contamination by body fluids from many areas of the body so full protection is necessary.
The risk of contamination is low however normal hand hygiene is important. During the covid-19 pandemic the shaking hands of any patient is not permitted. Please observe social distancing guidelines.
Risk of contamination by airborne microorganisms is high so a mask is required.
The risk of contamination by hand or clothes touching the wound or dressing is relatively high therefore gloves and apron are required for this procedure