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Recommendations compiled by: Dr. Dianne Salazar-Paras, Dr. Koreen Chan
Illustrations & Design by: Dr. Alla Tan, Dr. Raisa Rosete

The University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital Department of Dermatology provided ways on addressing skin care issues of Health Care Workers wearing PPE, accompanied by handy infographics.

 

 

 

 

 

References:

[1] Yan, Y., Chen, H., Chen, L., et al.  (2020).  Consensus of Chinese experts on protection of skin and mucous membrane barrier for health-care workers fighting against coronavirus disease 2019 [published online ahead of print, 2020 Mar 13]. Dermatologic Therapy, e13310.  DOI:10.1111/dth.13310;

[2] Kantor, J.  (2020).  Behavioral considerations and impact on personal protective equipment (PPE) use: Early lessons from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.03.013.

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