PPE-associated headaches increase among health care workers amid COVID-19

Prolonged use of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic such as N95 masks and protective eyewear was shown to cause or exacerbate headache among health care workers in Singapore.The first case of COVID-19 in Singapore was reported on Jan. 23, followed by rapid escalation of cases, according to Jonathan Jia Yuan Ong, MBBS, MMed, FAMS, FRCP, consultant in the division of neurology at the National University Hospital in Singapore, and colleagues. Front-line health care workers were mandated to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in high-risk areas, including EDs,Read More

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