Infographic of the Day: Protective Gear For Ebola Patient Care

October 30th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

Health care workers aiding Ebola patients must take care to don and remove their protective gear without exposing themselves to potentially deadly organic materials.

Follow up:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended a preferred sequence for putting on and taking off the gear.

Gown must fully cover torso, neck, knees and wrists. When putting on face mask, fit flexible band to nose bridge. Fit mask snug to face and below chin. Adjust eye protection to fit. Extend gloves to cover wrist of gown.

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Sequence for donning and removing biohazard protective gear.



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