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The importance of consistent advice during a pandemic: A analysis of Australian advice regarding personal protective equipment in healthcare settings during COVID-19

Desborough, Jane; Hall, Sally; Rankin, David; Kidd, Michael


Background Lessons from previous pandemics emphasise the importance of consistent information and advice for healthcare workers (HCWs), particularly in relation to their use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Objective The aim of this article is to review the consistency of advice regarding HCW use of PPE among Australian states and territories and 10 key Australian professional and advocacy organisations, against the Australian Government’s national guidelines. Discussion While...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of General Practice
DOI: 10.31128/AJGP-04-20-5374


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