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“Physical” Aspect of COVID Nursing

Citation Information : “Physical” Aspect of COVID Nursing. Indian J Crit Care Med 2021; 25 (2):109-110.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23736

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


The use of personal protection equipment (PPE) is associated with physical and physiological derangements. Healthcare workers are at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 and are continuously exposed to PPE. This editorial discusses a survey carried out by Jose et al. capturing the physical problems associated with PPE use.

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