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Publication Name World Journal of Clinical Cases
Manuscript ID 61265
Country/Territory Australia
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2020-12-01 08:21
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ISSN 2307-8960 (online)
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Category Infectious Diseases
Manuscript Type Minireviews
Article Title SARS-CoV-2, surgeons and surgical masks
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Mohammad Ibrahim Khalil, Gouri Rani Banik, Sarab Mansoor, Amani S Alqahtani and Harunor Rashid
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding Author Harunor Rashid, MD, Associate Professor, National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, and the University of Sydney, Cnr Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Street, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead 2145, New South Wales, Australia. harunor.rashid@health.nsw.gov.au
Key Words COVID-19; Health care worker; Personal protective equipment; SARS-CoV-2; Surgeon; Surgical mask
Core Tip The risk of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among surgeons and is unknown. By searching Medline we identified 14 primary studies that provided data on severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection among surgeons and identified 11 systematic reviews that provided evidence on the role of facemask against respiratory viral infection among health professionals. About 14% of health professionals including surgeons had COVID-19, and facemask was found to be somewhat protective against COVID-19, but the health professionals’ compliance was highly variable ranging from zero to 100%. In line with other guidelines we continue to recommend facemask use among surgeons to prevent COVID-19.
Publish Date 2021-03-30 08:56
Citation Khalil MI, Banik GR, Mansoor S, Alqahtani AS, Rashid H. SARS-CoV-2, surgeons and surgical masks. World J Clin Cases 2021; 9(10): 2170-2180
URL https://www.wjgnet.com/2307-8960/full/v9/i10/2170.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.12998/wjcc.v9.i10.2170
Full Article (PDF) WJCC-9-2170.pdf
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