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Cluster randomised controlled trial to examine medical mask use as source control for people with respiratory illness.



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)
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Title Cluster randomised controlled trial to examine medical mask use as source control for people with respiratory illness.
Author MacIntyre CR., Zhang Y., Chughtai AA., Seale H., Zhang D., Chu Y., Zhang H., Rahman B., Wang Q.
Country School of Public Health and Community Medicine UNSW Medicine University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Year 2016
Numbers Pubmed ID: 28039289

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