Skin damage is common in frontline healthcare workers managing COVID19 patients due to their prolonged use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and hand hygiene measures, Chinese researchers have shown. A survey of 700 doctors and nurses working in Wuhan’s isolation wards and fever clinics found that 97% had skin damage due to the use of equipment ...
Skin damage common in doctors using COVID-19 personal protection equipment
By Michael Woodhead
17 Mar 2020