The Federal AMA has issued a statement on PPE and COVID-19, reinforcing the view that standard precautions – surgical masks, eye protection, gowns and gloves – are appropriate for doctors and other healthcare workers when managing the vast majority of COVID-positive patients. The statement, authored by Federal AMA Vice President and thoracic physician Dr Chris ...
AMA advice on PPE: surgical masks for routine care and taking swabs
By Mardi Chapman
7 Apr 2020