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PPE and Infection Control for Retinal Services : EuRetina COVID-19

EuRetina COVID-19: Personal Protective Equipment and Infection Control for Retinal Services Alistair Laidlaw, St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UKClaire Laidlaw, Intensive Care Unit, St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey, UK The issue of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a source of great concern to all health and social care workers. That concern has been increased by inconsistent and changing recommendations as well as both fake and real news. Additionally there is an unfortunately great variation in the availability of PPE between and within countries, regions and cities. Many healthcare systems are still catching up with the logistics of obtaining and distributing adequate PPE to their healthcare workers. Advice on appropriate PPE is also changing rapidly. One good thing...

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