Vol 5, No 4 (2020)
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Published online: 2020-10-23

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Paramedics’ safety during transportation of the patient under ongoing nebulization in the context of COVID-19 outbreak

Tomasz Klosiewicz12, Piotr Ziemak3, Radoslaw Zalewski1, Norbert Tobola3, Maciej Antoszczuk3, Mateusz Puslecki14
Disaster Emerg Med J 2020;5(4):218-220.

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