Respiratory protection for healthcare workers treating Ebola virus disease (EVD): are facemasks sufficient to meet occupational health and safety obligations?

Int J Nurs Stud. 2014 Nov;51(11):1421-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2014.09.002. Epub 2014 Sep 8.
No abstract available

Keywords: Ebola virus; Ebola virus disease; Facemasks; Healthcare workers; Respirators.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Health Personnel*
  • Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebola / prevention & control*
  • Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebola / transmission
  • Humans
  • Infectious Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional / prevention & control
  • Occupational Health*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Respiratory Protective Devices / statistics & numerical data*