Preventing Transmission of Pandemic Influenza and Other Viral Respiratory Diseases: Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Personnel: Update 2010
Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Committee on Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Personnel to Prevent Transmission of Pandemic Influenza and Other Viral Respiratory Infections: Current Research Issues
National Academies Press, May 26, 2011 - Medical - 200 pages
In 2009, the H1N1 influenza pandemic brought to the forefront the many unknowns about the virulence, spread, and nature of the virus, as well as questions regarding personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare personnel. In this book, the Institute of Medicine assesses the progress of PPE research and identifies future directions for PPE for healthcare personnel.
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2 Understanding the Risk to Healthcare Personnel
3 Designing and Engineering Effective PPE
Individual and Organizational Issues
Healthcare Systems Standards and Certification
Studies of the Clinical Effectiveness of Personal Protective Equipment During Outbreaks of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and Respiratory Syn...
Examples of Relevant Voluntary Consensus Standards