March 26, 2020

Rational Use Of PPE In COVID - 19

In this episode of Critical Matters, we continue to discuss issues related to the COVID- 19 pandemic. The numbers of cases continue to rapidly climb in the US and the world. There are serious concerns for adequate supplies of personal protective equipment for clinicians. In today’s episode we talk about the rational use of personal protective equipment. We try to focus on facts over fear. The discussion is an excerpt from a webinar Dr. Zanotti presented to Sound's national group of clinicians.

Additional Resources:
World Health Organization (WHO)- Updated Guidance on PPE for COVID-19:;
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) - Guidance on PPE for COVID-19:
COVID-19 and the Risk to Health Care Works: A Case Report:
Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1:
Keep the Coronavirus from Infection Health-Care Workers:

Books Mentioned in this Episode:
Man's Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl: