This gown meets all the level 2 medical isolation gowns requirements. They are full length with an impervious front side that contains extra protection in a seated protection. The gown also manages the basic barrier level determined by the FDA.
All sizes are available
These are non-sterile gowns and are not for use in surgical environments.
- Has met the AAMI 2 liquid barrier standard
- Lint resistance
- Flame resistance
- Fluid resistance
- Special seating protection options
- A-line cut
- Sleeves that have a comfortable range of motion
- Microbial and Germ resistance.
Why You Need A Level 2 Medical Isolation Gown
As a medical professional, your personal health is extremely important to us! Our level 2 isolation gown has a stronger barrier than other basic gowns. This means that while you work in the ICU, Pathology lab, or with numerous blood draws, you can work confidently knowing that you are wearing a gown that was purpose built to protect you in these exact work situations!
Information On Level 2 Medical Isolation Gowns
The level 2 isolation gown is the exact gown you want as a medical professional who is working in “low-risk” healthcare settings on a regular basis. Our level 2 gowns are non-sterile and are not to be used in surgical environments.
Level 2 medical isolation gowns offer a liquid barrier protection that is better than the basic level 1 gown. In fact, the tests that gowns at level 2 go through are a bit more vigorous because the medical gowns need to be able to handle more pressure. The level 2 isolation gown is perfect for use in the ICU, Pathology lab, and during blood draws on a patient.
When choosing a gown, it is important to focus on purpose. Level 2 gowns are purpose built to protect the wearer from liquids on a regular basis. When you are constantly working in a Pathology lab or are giving blood draws on a regular basis, it is adamant that you are protected from volatile and possibly infectious liquid.
Not only does this gown protect you from infectious liquids and solids in those situations and settings, but it can also help prevent you from transferring germs to those that are immune compromised!
The level 2 medical isolation gown is put through a vigorous test before it is allowed to be sold. It is tested for liquid resistance at a higher level than the level 1 gown and all of its seams are tested for equality in strength.
At the end of the day, the level 2 gown is perfect for the healthcare professional that works in an environment a tad more strenuous than just basic check-ups. It is perfect for the professional working in the ICU, Pathology lab, and when they give blood draws.
While we all begin traversing the new area of medical isolation gowns it is important to be aware of the different gowns and their purpose. There are procedural gowns for regular procedures, surgical gowns for surgical settings, non-surgical gowns for regular settings, and operating gowns for operating room. Everyone now knows about PPE masks, but it is important that we become just as educated about PPE medical isolation gowns. Education is important because we should all do our due diligence for our fellow man/woman in making sure they are properly protected while in the workplace.
Now that we are aware of the basics. Let’s take a look at the information that the FDA has provided for us. You see, it is important to understand the level of gowns as well.
Level 1 Medical Isolation Gowns: These gowns are to be used in “minimal risk” situations. These situations would include basic care, gowns for visitors, basic medical unit, and regular isolation.
Level 2 Medical Isolation Gowns: Gowns like these are to be used in settings that are classified as “low risk”. Health care settings would include the ICU, pathology lab, or blood draws.
Level 3 Medical Isolation Gowns: These medical isolation gowns will be used in settings classified as “moderate risk”. These would be for those performing an arterial blood draw, inserting an IV, anyone in the ER, and those who are working in trauma cases.
Level 4 Medical Isolation Gowns: “High risk”. These are the gowns you will need to use when dealing in highly volatile health care settings. For example, a long fluid intensive procedure or a situation in which a resistance is needed from an infectious disease. This is the medical isolation gown you want to have in the most volatile situations!
Note: When choosing a gown for your specific health care setting need, make sure to check the packaging for the correct medical protection level…as product names are not specified!
But I Have A Mask…
Having a mask is great! But…it’s not enough, especially for hospital workers. Even though a mask will help prevent the transmission of Covid-19 and other airborne diseases, it does not help against things that physically come into contact with your body. As we are now aware, coronavirus can now live for a short amount of time on objects. That means if you touch something, or something touches you, you could acquire the virus. To mitigate that risk, the solution would be a gown such as our level 2 isolation gown. These medical gowns are great for having a barrier against a decent amount of liquid or solid. It is a great addition to have alongside your mask to not only fight back against Covid-19, but also to protect yourself and those around you.
Standards For Medical Isolation Gowns
Level 1 Medical Isolation Gown:
- Used in minimal risk situations only
- Provides a small barrier to potential liquid penetration
- Only ONE test is provided of water impacting the surface of the gown material to asses barrier performance
Level 2 Medical Isolation Gown:
- Used in low risk situations only
- Provides a barrier to larger amounts of liquid, splattering, and soaking
- Two tests are provided to test barrier strength and performance; water impacting the surface and pressurizing the material
Level 3 Medical Isolation Gown:
- Used in moderate risk situations only
- Provides a barrier to even larger amounts of fluid and liquid than the level 2 gown can handle
- Two tests, similar to the one in level 2, are provided but at a much larger scale
Level 4 Medical Isolation Gown:
- Used in high risk situations only
- Prevents all fluid/liquid penetration for up to 1 hour
- May prevent the penetration of a virus for up to 1 hour
- Different from tests 1-3, the test for this gown requires real blood with a real virus that is applied to the surface of the gown, if no virus is found at the end of 1 hour, the gown passes