Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Additional guidelines on rational use of Personal Protective Equipment (setting approach for Health functionaries working in non-COVID areas)
This guideline is for health care workers and others working in Non COVID hospitals and Non-COVID treatment areas of a hospital which has a COVID block. These guidelines are in continuation of guidelines issued previously on ‘Rational use of Personal Protective Equipment’ (https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/GuidelinesonrationaluseofPersonalProtectiveEquipment.pdf). This guideline uses “settings” approach to guide on the type of personal protective equipment to be used in different settings.
Rational use of PPE for Non COVID hospitals and Non-COVID treatment areas of a hospital which has a COVID block.
The PPEs are to be used based on the risk profile of the health care worker. The document describes the PPEs to be used in different settings.
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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare