Guidance on the use of respiratory and facial protection equipment.

  title={Guidance on the use of respiratory and facial protection equipment.},
  author={John E. Coia and Lisa Ritchie and Anil Adisesh and Catherine Makison Booth and Carol Bradley and Donald Bunyan and G. P. Carson and Carole Fry and Paul Hoffman and Dean Jenkins and Nick F. Phin and Bernadette C. Taylor and Jonathan S Nguyen-Van-Tam and Miron Zuckerman},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  volume={85 3},
Infectious micro-organisms may be transmitted by a variety of routes, and some may be spread by more than one route. Respiratory and facial protection is required for those organisms that are usually transmitted via the droplet/airborne route, or when airborne particles have been artificially created, such as during 'aerosol-generating procedures'. A range of personal protective equipment that provides different degrees of facial and respiratory protection is available. It is apparent from the… CONTINUE READING
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