TV Show: PPE in COVID-19 – ICST

TV Show: PPE in COVID-19

In this episode, we are joined by Dr Eleri Davies, Consultant Medical Microbiologist and Director of Infection prevention and control at public health Wales, to explore some of the questions concerning PPE, seeking reassurance that the guidance is up to date, and the equipment we are using is as effective as possible in protecting ourselves and our patients from this deadly disease.

TV Show: PPE in COVID-19

In this episode, we are joined by Dr Eleri Davies, Consultant Medical Microbiologist and Director of Infection prevention and control at public health Wales, to explore some of the questions concerning PPE, seeking reassurance that the guidance is up to date, and the equipment we are using is as effective as possible in protecting ourselves and our patients from this deadly disease.

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Resources

Doffing of PPE

Public Health England guidance on removal of (doffing) personal protective equipment (PPE)

Donning PPE

Public Health England guidance Putting on (donning) personal protective equipment (PPE)

Donning and Doffing of Personal Protective Equipment (video) for non-AGPs

This video shows how to safely don (put on) and doff (take off) the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for non-aerosol generating procedures (AGPs), specific to COVID-19.

Doffing of Personal Protective Equipment (video) for AGPs

This video shows how to safely don (put on) the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Aerosol Generating Procedures (AGPs) specific to COVID-19.

Donning of Personal Protective Equipment (video) for AGPs

This video shows how to safely don (put on) the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Aerosol Generating Procedures (AGPs) specific to COVID-19.

Facial hair and FFP3 respirators

UK Guidance on safe use of FFP3 respirators with facial hair.

How to hand wash

UK guidance on washing hands.

How to use hand rub

UK guidance on applying hand rub.

A visual guide to safe PPE

Advice on the appropriate PPE when in general contact with confirmed or possible COVID-19 cases, and when undertaking Aerosol Generating Procedures or working in High Risk Areas.

Additional considerations to PPE

A table to determine appropriate PPE where there is sustained transmission of COVID-19, taking into account individual risk assessment for this new and emerging pathogen.

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