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White cotton gloves: What you need to know  
Abstract:  This handout gives information about wearing white cotton gloves to protect the skin of the hands from irritants. Wearing these gloves may be advised for patients with dry skin, eczema, or allergic contact dermatitis. Included are resources for buying white cotton gloves.
Author: Dermatology Center/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2010, November 1, 2010
UWMC Availability:  Dermatology Center/Med Spec Center
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Specific Subject(s):  Skin; Eczema; Dermatitis; Community Resources; Clothing
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3775

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