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Executive Health Management

Cost-Effectiveness and ROI of Proper PPE Provision

2020 15 Oct

A new analysis highlights the importance of ensuring the safety and health of medical workers through the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as they help fight against the pandemic.   You might also like: COVID-19: Risk Factors for Healthcare Workers   Even as countries implement social distancing policies, when PPE is in short... Read more

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Is Thermal Disinfection Efficient Against COVID-19?

2020 03 Aug

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forward the issue of global shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks. Much research has tested various methods of mask decontamination for reuse. A new study looks into capabilities of thermal disinfection to eliminate viruses and bacteria.   You might also like: Short on... Read more

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COVID-19 Experience of Italian GPs

2020 16 Apr

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine assesses challenges faced by general practitioners (GPs) in the prevention and management of COVID-19 in Lombardy, Italy.   You may also like : COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from Italy   As of 8 April, Italy was the most COVID-19-affected country in Europe. Of 135 000... Read more

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Dealing with N95 Mask Shortages

2020 03 Apr

Several projects are addressing the problem of N95 mask shortages in hospitals due to the unfolding COVID-19 crisis. Two initiatives look into the options to safely reuse the masks and one connects hospitals with personal protective equipment (PPE) suppliers.   You may also like : Medical Equipment Deficit and Provision During... Read more