Study Title and Description
Surgical mask vs N95 respirator for preventing influenza among health care workers: a randomized trial.
Key Questions Addressed
|1||What is the effectiveness of respirators (e.g. N95) vs. facemasks (surgical) vs. cloth masks for prevention of COVID-19 in addition to standard precautions (gowns + gloves + handwashing)? a. In community settings b. In healthcare settings b1. In high-risk healthcare settings (e.g. ICU, ER) b2. In healthcare settings with close contact but unknown risk (e.g. primary care, other settings)|
Primary Publication Information
|Title||Surgical mask vs N95 respirator for preventing influenza among health care workers: a randomized trial.|
|Author||Loeb M., Dafoe N., Mahony J., John M., Sarabia A., Glavin V., Webby R., Smieja M., Earn DJ., Chong S., Webb A., Walter SD.|
|Country||Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.|
Pubmed ID: 19797474
Secondary Publication Information
There are currently no secondary publications defined for this study.
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Results & Comparisons
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