The need of personal protective equipment to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in health care workers

Authors

  • Nadia Nazir Jatoi Dow Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences
  • Hafsa Nazir Jatoi Dow Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences
  • Muhammad Saif Abbasi Dow Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences
  • Rohan Kumar Ochani Dow Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37978/pjsm.v1i4.210

Keywords:

Coronavirus, personal protective equipment, healthcare workers, SARS-CoV-2, PPE

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Published

2021-03-10

How to Cite

Jatoi, N. N., Jatoi, H. N., Abbasi, M. S., & Ochani, R. K. (2021). The need of personal protective equipment to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in health care workers. Pakistan Journal of Surgery and Medicine, 1(4), e210. https://doi.org/10.37978/pjsm.v1i4.210