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Protecting yourself from airborne infections: Wearing an N-95 respirator mask  
Abstract:  This handout tells patients and visitors when they may need to wear an N-95 respirator/mask to protect their health. Step-by-step instructions are included for putting a mask on and taking it off, including how to dispose of the mask properly.
Author: Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2009, January 1, 2009
UWMC Availability:  Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control
General Topics:  Hospital Stay; Infectious Diseases; About UWMC
Specific Subject(s):  Protective Devices; Patient Care Procedures and Instructions; Infection Control
Language(s):  Chinese; English; Korean; Russian; Spanish
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient; Parent
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:

Health Online Citation #3523

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