dermatology
Dermatitis

Skin damage common in doctors using COVID-19 personal protection equipment

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 ...

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