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.

January 15, 2022

Covid-19: Government's use of VIP lane for awarding PPE contracts was unlawful, says judge.

BMJ : British Medical Journal
Clare Dyer
January 15, 2022

Prioritizing Health Care Workers Safety: The International Year of Health and Care Workers 2021.

Acta Medica Indonesiana
Evy Yunihastuti
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Using Smart IV Infusion Pumps Outside of Patient Rooms.

The American Journal of Nursing
Emily G MessingElizabeth A Duthie
January 15, 2022

Magnitude and Factors Affecting Parental Stress and Effective Stress Management Strategies Among Family Members During COVID-19.

Psychology Research and Behavior Management
Usha Rani Kandula, Addisu Dabi Wake
January 15, 2022

Effects of Safety Zone Implementation on Perceptions of Safety and Well-being When Caring for COVID-19 Patients.

American Journal of Critical Care : an Official Publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Claudia SkinnerPeggy Leung
January 14, 2022
Open Access

How does the presence of a surgical face mask impair the perceived intensity of facial emotions?

PloS One
Maria TsantaniRichard Cook
January 14, 2022

Quantification of Single Use Plastics Waste Generated in Clinical Dental Practice and Hospital Settings.

Journal of Dentistry
Professor Nicolas MartinProfessor Paul V Hatton
January 14, 2022

Collecting Data During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons From an In-Person Survey of People Who Use Opioids.

Public Health Reports
Lauren JessellAlex Harocopos
January 14, 2022

Psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young professionals in blood banks and transfusion services: A global cross-sectional survey.

Vox Sanguinis
Arwa Z Al-RiyamiISBT Young Professional Council
January 14, 2022

Plastic accumulation during COVID-19: call for another pandemic; bioplastic a step towards this challenge?

Environmental Science and Pollution Research International
Mahak MittalNeeraj K Aggarwal
January 13, 2022

Modelling the direct virus exposure risk associated with respiratory events.

Journal of the Royal Society, Interface
Jietuo WangFrancesco Picano
January 13, 2022

Natural immunity boosters as therapeutic interventions in the era of COVID-19 pandemic.

Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders Drug Targets
Sibgha NoureenMuhammad Sajid Hamid Akash
January 13, 2022

Changing operating room practices: the effect on postoperative endophthalmitis rates following cataract surgery.

The British Journal of Ophthalmology
Aravind HaripriyaDavid F Chang

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