What is Gloves?

Category: Equipment


Gloves are a garment that is worn on the hands. They can be used for protecting or warming the hands and may also be used to aid in circulation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Itching 1 1
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome 1 0
Raynaud's disease 1 0
Systemic lupus erythematosus 1 0
Undifferentiated connective tissue disease 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Gloves

Side effect Patients Percentage
Uncomfortable 1


Based on patients currently using Gloves

Dosage Patients Percentage
as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Gloves

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 1
Personal research 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Gloves


Currently using Gloves

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Gloves

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Gloves

Sep 24, 2013 (Started Aug 22, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for itching)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (uncomfortable)
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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