ABSTRACT

Guidance for Wearing and Removing Personal Protective Equipment in Healthcare Settings for the Care of Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Scope: "This document provides support to healthcare workers managing suspected or confirmed cases of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). The general objectives of the document are: [1] to present the minimal set of personal protective equipment (PPE) required for managing suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases; [2] to make healthcare workers aware of the critical aspects of the donning and doffing of PPE; and [3] to strengthen occupational safety in healthcare workers for patients suspected of, or confirmed with, COVID19. This document is based on current COVID-19 knowledge and PPE best practices. ECDC will update this document based on the evolving situation and if new relevant information arises."

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2020-02
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2020 European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/
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