More than a million people worldwide have been infected by COVID-19, with thousands of medical staff in a extremely high risk of infection while they’re striving to save lives.
Healthcare workers are exposed to respiratory hazards in various forms, mainly airborne inhalation, and droplets from an infected person. This is why the urgent demand for personal protective equipment (PEE) is at an all-time high.
Here are 3 different levels of patient airway management PPE configuration recommended for different respiratory support therapies (HFOT, NIV, IMV or ECMO).
What specific protective measures to take to reduce the aerosol dispersion during intubation and suctioning?
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