Frontline health care workers develop ‘care bundle’ that reduces PPE-related injuries

Frontline health care workers develop ‘care bundle’ that reduces PPE-related injuries

Health care workers said a “care bundle” they created that includes WaterWipes, Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm and Mepitac Tape reduced the number of facial pressure injuries caused by prolonged use of personal protective equipment.To address the “clear and present problem” of PPE-related injuries, Zena Moore, PhD, MSc, director of Health Sciences Skin Wounds and Trauma Research Centre at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland’s University of Medicine, and colleagues provided 300 employees within their health system’s COVID-19 wards, ICUs and EDsRead More

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