TITLE

Personal protective equipment for preventing respiratory infections: What have we really learned?

AUTHOR(S)
Conly, John M.
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/1/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 3, p263
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Comments on the implementation of the law requiring the use of personal protective equipment for health care workers in combination with single rooms with airflow control to prevent the transmission of pathogenic microorganisms to workers. Importance of infection-control practices; Significance of the thorough understanding of the usual routes of transmission of microbes; Evidence that the SARS coronavirus is spread through droplet and contact transmission.
ACCESSION #
21678174

 

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