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Strategies to Combat Inadequate Supplies of Isolation Gowns   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Document: "[1] Personal protective equipment (PPE), including isolation gowns, are a primary strategy to protect healthcare personnel (HCP) from infectious diseases. [2] Increased gown utilization to treat patients with suspected and confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may exceed the available supply of isolation gowns, resulting in shortages at some healthcare organizations. [3] Multiple organizations and governing bodies have recommended strategies to conserve and optimize supplies for isolation gowns for healthcare organizations and personnel. [4] Lack of isolation gowns may result in HCP exposure to SARS-CoV-2 [severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2] virus during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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2020-04-08
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2020 ECRI
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