Call for improvement in personal protective equipment guidance and research.

@article{Beam2016CallFI,
  title={Call for improvement in personal protective equipment guidance and research.},
  author={Elizabeth Beam},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2016},
  volume={44 11},
  pages={
          1428
        }
}
There is urgent need for improvements to the current guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE) use for health care workers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.1 The guidance informs health care professions’ curriculum and professional examinations throughout the United States. Standards from other international partners differ, particularly in the doffing sequence.2,3 Health care workers are known to inconsistently or inadequately use PPE, even in the face of epidemic… CONTINUE READING