Use of personal protective equipment among health care personnel

Kang, J. et al. American Journal of Infection Control 45(1) pp. 17-23

Background: Very little is known about how health care personnel (HCP) actually use personal protective equipment (PPE).

Conclusions: Although HCP knew they were being videotaped, contamination occurred in 79.2% of the PPE simulations. Devising better standardized PPE protocols and implementing innovative PPE education are necessary to ensure HCP safety.

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