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Vol 5, No 4 (2020)
Letter to the Editor
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Paramedics’ safety during transportation of the patient under ongoing nebulization in the context of COVID-19 outbreak

Tomasz Klosiewicz, Piotr Ziemak, Radoslaw Zalewski, Norbert Tobola, Maciej Antoszczuk, Mateusz Puslecki
DOI: 10.5603/DEMJ.a2020.0036
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Disaster Emerg Med J 2020;5(4):218-220.

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Vol 5, No 4 (2020)
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Published online: 2020-10-23

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Keywords

COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, nebulization treatment, ambulance, nebulizers, occupational safety

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Title

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

Journal

Disaster and Emergency Medicine Journal

Issue

Vol 5, No 4 (2020)

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Pages

218-220

Published online

2020-10-23

DOI

10.5603/DEMJ.a2020.0036

Bibliographic record

Disaster Emerg Med J 2020;5(4):218-220.

Keywords

COVID-19
SARS-CoV-2
nebulization treatment
ambulance
nebulizers
occupational safety

Authors

Tomasz Klosiewicz
Piotr Ziemak
Radoslaw Zalewski
Norbert Tobola
Maciej Antoszczuk
Mateusz Puslecki

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