Efficacy of an ambulance ventilation system in reducing EMS worker exposure to airborne particles from a patient cough aerosol simulator

@article{Lindsley2019EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of an ambulance ventilation system in reducing EMS worker exposure to airborne particles from a patient cough aerosol simulator},
  author={W. Lindsley and F. M. Blachere and T. L. McClelland and Dylan T Neu and A. Mnatsakanova and S. Martin and K. Mead and John D. Noti},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene},
  year={2019},
  volume={16},
  pages={804 - 816}
}
  • W. Lindsley, F. M. Blachere, +5 authors John D. Noti
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine, Engineering
  • Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
  • Abstract The protection of emergency medical service (EMS) workers from airborne disease transmission is important during routine transport of patients with infectious respiratory illnesses and would be critical during a pandemic of a disease such as influenza. However, few studies have examined the effectiveness of ambulance ventilation systems at reducing EMS worker exposure to airborne particles (aerosols). In our study, a cough aerosol simulator mimicking a coughing patient with an… CONTINUE READING

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