The provision of Personal Protective Equipment for hospital staff and other workers providing essential services has been a key challenge in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Research into the protection offered by PPE, as well as best-practice guidelines for PPE use, is covered in this feed.

August 2, 2020

COVID-19: Surgical masks and respirators in the operating theatre

The British Journal of Surgery
J T McGheeS Waterston
July 31, 2020
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3D Printing to Support the Shortage in Personal Protective Equipment Caused by COVID-19 Pandemic

Mostapha TarfaouiHamza Benyahia
August 3, 2020

"Optimization of Surgical Resident Safety and Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Lessons Learned"

Journal of Surgical Education
T AdesoyeN Tariq
August 1, 2020

The Experiences of Primary Healthcare Nurses During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Australia

Journal of Nursing Scholarship : an Official Publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Elizabeth HalcombKaara Calma
August 1, 2020
Open Access

Management of Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Suggestions From the Canadian Society of Nephrology COVID-19 Rapid Response Team

Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease
Christine A WhiteCSN COVID-19 Rapid Response Team
August 3, 2020

Will Losing Black Physicians Be a Consequence of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Academic Medicine : Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
Amarette Filut, Molly Carnes
August 1, 2020

International Registry of Otolaryngologist - Head and Neck Surgeons with COVID-19

International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology
Leigh J SowerbyZara M Patel
August 1, 2020

The crisis standard of care: Considerations for risk management

Journal of Healthcare Risk Management : the Journal of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
John C West
August 4, 2020

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 outbreak on heart and lung transplant: a patient-perspective survey

Transplant Infectious Disease : an Official Journal of the Transplantation Society
David BennettPiersante Sestini
July 31, 2020

Decontamination and reuse of surgical masks and N95 filtering facepiece respirators during COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic review

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology : the Official Journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America
Kachorn SeresirikachornKornkiat Snidvongs
August 2, 2020

Society of swallowing and dysphagia of Japan: Position statement on dysphagia management during the COVID-19 outbreak

Auris, Nasus, Larynx
Yurika KimuraToshiro Umezaki
August 1, 2020

Throat wash as a source of SARS-CoV-2 RNA to monitor community spread of COVID-19.

MedRxiv : the Preprint Server for Health Sciences
G. I. S. Lopez-LopesLuis Fernando de Macedo Brigido
August 4, 2020

3D Printed frames to enable reuse and improve the fit of N95 and KN95 respirators

MedRxiv : the Preprint Server for Health Sciences
Malia McAvoyNicole R LeBoeuf
August 1, 2020

What does a gastroenterologist need to know in the time of SARS-CoV-2 pandemia?

Wiadomości lekarskie : organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego
Peter Christopher Konturek, Igor Alexander Harsch
August 1, 2020

How Are Orthopaedic Surgery Residencies Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic? An Assessment of Resident Experiences in Cities of Major Virus Outbreak

The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Tonya W AnGuy D Paiement
August 4, 2020

Title: Utility of Repeat Testing for COVID-19: Lab Stewardship When the Stakes are High

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology : the Official Journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America
Lindsey RearighTrevor C Van Schooneveld
July 31, 2020

Critical Mobility, a practical criterion and early indicator for regional COVID-19 resurgence

MedRxiv : the Preprint Server for Health Sciences
M. O. FreitagSiyuan Lu
August 3, 2020

Face masks in radiation oncology clinics: based on evidence or source of mistakes?

Medical Oncology
Rainer J Klement, Reinhart A Sweeney

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