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Effectiveness of precautions against droplets and contact in prevention of nosocomial transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).



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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 Effectiveness of precautions against droplets and contact in prevention of nosocomial transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
Author Seto WH., Tsang D., Yung RW., Ching TY., Ng TK., Ho M., Ho LM., Peiris JS.
Country Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China. whseto@ha.org.hk <whseto@ha.org.hk>
Year 2003
Numbers Pubmed ID: 12737864

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