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Vol 88, No 6 (2020)
Letter to the Editor
Published online: 2020-11-05
Submitted: 2020-08-22
Accepted: 2020-09-12
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Fogging of goggles in PPE during COVID-19 pandemic. A practical problem with multiple possible solutions

Manu Madan, Nipun Malhotra, Nitesh Gupta, Somya Ish, Pranav Ish
DOI: 10.5603/ARM.a2020.0164
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Pubmed: 33393662
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Adv Respir Med 2020;88(6):636-637.

open access

Vol 88, No 6 (2020)
LETTERS
Published online: 2020-11-05
Submitted: 2020-08-22
Accepted: 2020-09-12

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Keywords

COVID-19; PPE; goggles; fogging; prevention; anti-fog

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Title

Fogging of goggles in PPE during COVID-19 pandemic. A practical problem with multiple possible solutions

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 88, No 6 (2020)

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Pages

636-637

Published online

2020-11-05

DOI

10.5603/ARM.a2020.0164

Pubmed

33393662

Bibliographic record

Adv Respir Med 2020;88(6):636-637.

Keywords

COVID-19
PPE
goggles
fogging
prevention
anti-fog

Authors

Manu Madan
Nipun Malhotra
Nitesh Gupta
Somya Ish
Pranav Ish

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