Study Title and Description
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)|
Primary Publication Information
|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.|
Pubmed ID: 31479137
Secondary Publication Information
There are currently no secondary publications defined for this study.
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Results & Comparisons
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