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N95 Respirators vs Medical Masks for Preventing Influenza Among Health Care Personnel: A Randomized Clinical 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)
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Title N95 Respirators vs Medical Masks for Preventing Influenza Among Health Care Personnel: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Author Radonovich LJ., Simberkoff MS., Bessesen MT., Brown AC., Cummings DAT., Gaydos CA., Los JG., Krosche AE., Gibert CL., Gorse GJ., Nyquist AC., Reich NG., Rodriguez-Barradas MC., Price CS., Perl TM.
Country National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Year 2019
Numbers Pubmed ID: 31479137

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