Reusing Face and Eye PPE - Extended Wear for COVID-19 Care
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Extended reuse protocol for face and eye protection when supplies are low and the provider is treating a cohort of confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients. This was created March 19, 2020 and updated March 23, 2020. Protocols are subject to change. If you are a provider be sure to clear with your leadership before use.
Created by Visual Medical Education team at Emory University School of Medicine with video produced by Steve Bransford with Emory Center for Digital Scholarship.
NOTE: THESE VIDEOS ARE FOR WHEN PPE SUPPLIES MUST BE CONSERVED DURING SUPPLY SHORTAGES. TALK TO YOUR SUPERVISOR TO FIND OUT WHETHER THIS IS PROPER PROCEDURE FOR YOU.
Who is producing these?
These materials have been developed by the Serious Communicable Diseases Program Team in collaboration with Emory's Visual Medical Education team, which is comprised of certified medical illustrators. We also want to thank Emory Center for Digital Scholarship for their video expertise (when we weren't shooting on an iPhone!).
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