Respiratory Protection in Healthcare

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H1N1 Virus Exposure Control Ever since the H1N1 outbreak in the spring of 2009, much attention has focused on how to best protect healthcare workers from the virus that is transmitted by: Droplet exposure of mucosal surfaces (e.g. nose, mouth and eyes) Contact with hands or surfaces contaminated with secretions and exposure to mucosal areas Small particle aerosols in close …