Document Type
Rapid Review
Review Code
EOC051201 RR
Question Submitted
May 12, 2020
Date Completed
May 15, 2020
Status
3. Completed
Research Team
EOC
Document Type
Rapid Review
Review Code
EOC051201 RR
Question Submitted
May 12, 2020
Date Completed
May 15, 2020
Status
3. Completed
Research Team
EOC
Key Findings
· Small simulation studies have demonstrated potential contamination of neck and back area · Many associations recommend neck coverage, or if unavailable to ensure sanitation/washing of exposed skin after doffing PPE · Several warnings that increasing amount of PPE increases chances of contamination and may decrease level of compliance
Category
Infection Prevention and Control
Clinical Management
Subject
Personal Protective Equipment
Aerosols
Priority Level
Level 3 completed within 2-3 days
Cite As
Badea, A; Groot, G; Dalidowicz, M; Miller, L. Do neck or back coverings provide additional protection to gown and N95 mask when conducting an aerosol generating procedure? 2020 May 15; Document no.: EOC051201 RR. In: COVID-19 Rapid Evidence Reviews [Internet]. SK: SK COVID Evidence Support Team, c2020. 9 p. (CEST rapid review report)
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