Figure 1-17. Slide hands and arms part way into the sleeves. Note that hands are held
high so gown does not touch the floor. Do not permit the outside surface of the gown to
brush the skin.
e. With the assistance of your circulator, slide your arms further into the gown
sleeves; when your fingertips are even with the proximal edge of the cuff, grasp the
inside seam at the juncture of gown sleeve and cuff using your thumb and index finger.
Be careful that no part of your hand protrudes from the sleeve cuff (see Figure 1-18).
Figure 1-18. Slide the arms the full distance that they should be inserted into the gown
sleeves. The specialist should grasp the inside seam where the gown and cuff join.
Note that no part of his hands is protruding from the cuffs.