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  • Tags: Occupational Exposure

Creator: Wilkason, Colby, Christopher Lee, Lauren M. Sauer, Jennifer Nuzzo, and Amanda McClelland.
Subject: Personnel Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-06
Description: The 2014-2016 West African Ebola epidemic was devastating in many respects, not least of which was the impact on healthcare systems and their health workforce. Healthcare workers—including physicians, clinical officers, nurses, midwives, and…

Creator: Canelli, Robert, Christopher W. Connor, Mauricio Gonzalez, Ala Nozari, and Rafael Ortega.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-04-03
Description: Clinicians with inadequate access to standard personal protective equipment (PPE) have been compelled to improvise protective barrier enclosures for use during endotracheal intubation.See a response to this article: More on Barrier Enclosure during…

Healthcare Workers and Masks forWeb.pdf
Creator: NETEC
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Webinar
Date Last Updated: 2020-04-17
Description: The what, how and why of masks for healthcare workers caring for patients during the COVID-19 outbreak. Go to a flyer explaining choices between Procedure Mask vs. N95 Respirator.

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Creator: CDC
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Webinar
Date Last Updated: 2020-03-05
Description: During this COCA Call, clinicians will learn what they can do to prepare for COVID-19 including identifying persons under investigation, applying infection prevention and control measures, assessing risks for exposures, optimizing the use of personal…

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Creator: Radonovich, Lewis J., Mary T. Bessesen, Derek A. Cummings, Aaron Eagan, Charlotte Gaydos, Cynthia Gibert, Geoffrey J. Gorse, Ann-Christine Nyquist, Nicholas G. Reich, Maria Rodrigues-Barradas, Connie Savor-Price, Ronald E. Shaffer, Michael S.…
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2016-06-02
Description: Although N95 filtering facepiece respirators and medical masks are commonly used for protection against respiratory infections in healthcare settings, more clinical evidence is needed to understand the optimal settings and exposure circumstances for…

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Creator: Bischoff, Werner E., JoLyn Turner, Gregory Russell, Maria Blevins, Engy Missaiel, and John Stehle.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2018-12-18
Description: N95 respirator masks are recommended for protection against respiratory viruses.

Creator: Roberge, Raymond J., Emily Bayer, Jeffrey B. Powell, Aitor Coca, Marc R. Roberge, and Stacey M. Benson.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2010-08
Description: This study evaluated the effect of exhaled moisture on the breathing resistance of three classes of filtering facepiece respirators (FFR) following 4 h of continuous wear at a breathing volume of 40 l min(-1), utilizing an automated breathing and…

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Creator: Brosseau, Lisa M., Lorraine M. Conroy, Margaret Sietsema, Kari Cline, and Kara Durski.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2015
Description: The objective of this study was to assess respiratory protection programs for aerosol-transmissible diseases in acute care hospitals for conformance with regulatory requirements and public health guidelines.

Creator: Annalee Yassi, Elizabeth Bryce, David R. Moore, Robert V. Janssen, Ray Copes, Karen H. Bartlett, Mark Fitzgerald, Mark Gilbert, Philip Lloyd Bigelow, Quinn Danyluk, Bruce Gamage, Chun-Yip Hon, Tom Perry, Sharon Saunders, Laurence Svirchev, and Ron J.…
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2004-04-30
Description: Research on protecting the faces of health care workers. The report, funded by the Change Foundation in Ontario, identifies several priorities that require further attention to ensure the safety of healthcare workers and how best to implement the…

Creator: Harber, Philip, Brenda Merz, and Karen Chi.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 1999-05
Description: Respirators are widely used for protection against inhaled toxins. The emphasis of research and implementation effort has evolved through several stages: the respirator device itself, use situation, respirator program factors under employer control,…