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Journal Article

Double gloves: a randomized trial to evaluate a simple strategy to reduce contamination in the operating room.

Birnbach DJ, Rosen LF, Fitzpatrick M, et al. Anesthesia and analgesia. 2015;120:848-52.

This randomized trial found that a protocol requiring anesthesiologists to wear two pairs of sterile gloves during intubations—with the outer pair removed immediately afterward—was associated with a lower rate of operating room contamination.