Study Title and Description
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)|
Primary Publication Information
|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.|
Pubmed ID: 28039289
Secondary Publication Information
There are currently no secondary publications defined for this study.
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|Question... Follow Up||Answer||Follow-up Answer|
Results & Comparisons
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