Proper selection and use of personal protective equipment for healthcare providers in the battle against coronavirus disease 2019
RAO Lin1,2,3，HAN Wendong3,4，LI Hong1,2，CHEN Li3
1. The International Peace Maternal and Child Health Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200030, China; 2. Shanghai Key Laboratory of Embryo Original Diseases, Shanghai 200030, China; 3. Key Laboratory of Medical Molecular Virology (MOE/NHC/CAMS), and Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China; 4. Biosafety level 3 laboratory, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
Abstract：Personal protective equipment (PPE) are essential nosocomial control devices to reduce the risk of occupational infection. At present, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a severe global concern, causing more than 70 thousand infections and around 27 hundred deaths. In addition, it already infected more than 3 thousand medical staffs, posted new risks and challengers to our healthcare system and medical professionals, especially the ones working in close distance with COVID-19 patients. In this paper, the current standards of PPE, proper use procedures for PPE and special attentions needed to prevent protected exposure are reviewed and discussed.
饶琳1,2,3，韩文东3,4，李红1,2，陈力3. 新型冠状病毒肺炎疫情中医护人员个人防护装备的选择与使用[J]. 微生物与感染, 2020, 15(1): 44-51.
RAO Lin1,2,3，HAN Wendong3,4，LI Hong1,2，CHEN Li3. Proper selection and use of personal protective equipment for healthcare providers in the battle against coronavirus disease 2019. JOURNAL OF MICROBES AND INFECTIONS, 2020, 15(1): 44-51.