Study Title and Description
A cluster randomized clinical trial comparing fit-tested and non-fit-tested N95 respirators to medical masks to prevent respiratory virus infection in health care workers.
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||A cluster randomized clinical trial comparing fit-tested and non-fit-tested N95 respirators to medical masks to prevent respiratory virus infection in health care workers.|
|Author||MacIntyre CR., Wang Q., Cauchemez S., Seale H., Dwyer DE., Yang P., Shi W., Gao Z., Pang X., Zhang Y., Wang X., Duan W., Rahman B., Ferguson N.|
|Country||School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. email@example.com|
Pubmed ID: 21477136
Secondary Publication Information
There are currently no secondary publications defined for this study.
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Results & Comparisons
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