Effects of personal protective equipment on the physiological parameters of health care workers
Keywords:personal protective equipment, pandemic, COVID-19
AbstractWe would like to add to the study, Understanding the physiological effects of wearing enhanced personal protective equipment while providing patient care by Bulson and Shawl from the November/December 2019 issue of Journal of Emergency Management.
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