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Vol 89, No 1 (2021)
Letter to the Editor
Published online: 2021-02-28
Submitted: 2021-01-22
Accepted: 2021-01-23
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Proper respirators use is crucial for protecting both emergency first aid responder and casualty from COVID-19 and airborne-transmitted infections

Francesco Chirico, Gabriella Nucera, Angelo Sacco, Nicola Magnavita
DOI: 10.5603/ARM.a2021.0028
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Pubmed: 33660253
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Adv Respir Med 2021;89(1):99-100.

open access

Vol 89, No 1 (2021)
LETTERS
Published online: 2021-02-28
Submitted: 2021-01-22
Accepted: 2021-01-23

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Keywords

COVID-19; first aid; emergency medical services; respirators; SARS-CoV-2

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Title

Proper respirators use is crucial for protecting both emergency first aid responder and casualty from COVID-19 and airborne-transmitted infections

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 89, No 1 (2021)

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Pages

99-100

Published online

2021-02-28

DOI

10.5603/ARM.a2021.0028

Pubmed

33660253

Bibliographic record

Adv Respir Med 2021;89(1):99-100.

Keywords

COVID-19
first aid
emergency medical services
respirators
SARS-CoV-2

Authors

Francesco Chirico
Gabriella Nucera
Angelo Sacco
Nicola Magnavita

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