Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) is a growing concern among health care professionals and patients. Around 4% of patients that are hospitalized are affected with HAI. While precautions are taken towards sanitization and sterilizing of hospital equipment and proper Hand hygiene care is taken to prevent cross-contamination and spread of infection, often the soft surfaces like Medical uniforms are major carriers of these deadly bacteria and germs and are usually not given much attention.
Antimicrobial Scrubs may be a solution to prevent and reduce the spread of bacteria and infections on a healthcare professional’s apparel and provide a much more hygienic environment for patients and professionals as well as their families.
LifeThreads apparels are engineered to havefluid barrier technology and antimicrobial properties, including breathability, comfort, and durability that helps prevent infections and cross-contamination.
Along with the bacteria protection features ofantimicrobial scrubs, these garments also have many more features for versatile uses.
Some of the features are:
AntiMicrobial Technology: The EPA registered antimicrobial agent helps rupture the cell walls of bacteria and other microbial pathogens that kill them instantly. This agent is long-lasting and doesn’t leach from fabric that enables for repeated use even after multiple washes.
Antifungal Technology: The antimicrobial compound prevents the reproduction cycles of fungi that are reasons for issues like dandruff, athlete’s foot, ringworms etc and even serious health conditions like fungal lung infection aspergillosis. This protection is very important in the healthcare environment specially now when there are more deaths due to fungal pathogens than malaria worldwide.
Odor Control Technology: The garments are created with technology to remove any unwanted odors. This helps the wearer from any odor problem or perspiration issues.
Moisture Wicking: Moisture-wicking technology built into LifeThreads fabrics is active round the clock and helps to keep the wearer cool and comfortable. This breathable fabric enables to pull any excess moisture off the body to keep the wearer cooler and fresher longer than traditional blends
Durability: Since the garment is treated with multiple technologies that further helps to durability and wearable life of the fabric.
Comfortable: With the advancement of technology, these antimicrobial scrubs are now available as soft and comfortable as cotton scrubs. That makes these scrubs ideal for prolonged use too