Respiratory Protection in Health Care

Respiratory protection in health care for contact droplets/airborne precautions commonly follows two filtering device paths, N95 mask respirators and PAPRs. Here are some pros and cons. N95 – N95 masks filter at least 95% of particles <5 μm in diameterPros• Allow the use of stethoscopes and do not require an air source• NoiselessCons• Requiring an …

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