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Preparing for an influenza pandemic : personal protective equipment for healthcare workers / Committee on Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers During an Influenza Pandemic ; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine ; Lewis R. Goldfrank and Catharyn T. Liverman, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Goldfrank, Lewis R., 1941-
[2008], ©2008
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Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2008], ©2008.

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xiii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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Includes bibliographical references.


Introduction --- Understanding the risk of influenza to healthcare workers --- Designing and engineering effective PPE --- Using PPE: individual and institutional issues --- Certifying and regulating healthcare PPE: defining an integrated system --- Moving forward with urgency.


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