Disposable Gowns (Level 1)
Level 1 Isolation Gown
The critical protective zones for surgical and non-surgical gowns are defined differently by the standard.
While the critical zones designate different protective areas for the different gowns, the levels of protection are the same for both surgical and non-surgical gowns
- Used for MINIMAL risk situations
- Provides a slight barrier to small amounts of fluid penetration
- Single test of water impacting the surface of the gown material is conducted to assess barrier protection performance.
Typically Used for:
basic care, standard hospital medical unit