PPE: ‘one size fits all’ design is a fallacy
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PPE: ‘one size fits all’ design is a fallacy

Helen Fidler Consultant gastroenterologist and deputy chair, British Medical Association UK consultants committee

Women in healthcare are not getting the same protection against coronavirus as male colleagues

With healthcare workers bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 crisis, it is essential everyone has the right personal protective equipment (PPE) at the right time, with the right fit. Only with the correct fit does PPE work effectively and help keep us safe while we care for our patients.

Nursing Standard. 35, 6, 23-23. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.6.23.s12

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