PEER Liberia Project

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology

Publication Date

2020-05-26

Document Type

Presentation

Disciplines

Family Medicine | Infectious Disease | Medical Education | Virus Diseases

Abstract

The goals of this presentation are to: explain the general concepts of infection control; highlight differences between infection control approaches, especially contact/droplet vs. airborne; explain the concept of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); discuss particular instances of infection control/PPE use (Ebola); review N95 versus Surgical Mask protection in COVID; and emphasize the importance of handwashing in the COVID outbreak.

Keywords

infectious diseases, infections, COVID-19, Ebola, spacesuits, infection control, personal protective equipment, PPE

Rights and Permissions

Copyright 2020 The Author

DOI of Published Version

10.13028/jj39-8p80

Journal/Book/Conference Title

PEER Liberia Infectious Diseases Lectures

Comments

Presented at the ELWA Family Medicine Residency Program, Liberia, on May 26, 2020.

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