COVID-19: Environmental Controls for Infection Prevention - Clinical Outpatient
Brittany E. Howard, M.D., Chair of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery within the Department of Otolaryngology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, explores current options for finding environmental controls for infection prevention, specifically for preventing COVID-19 infection in the clinical outpatient setting. Dr. Howard discusses pre-visit considerations; clinical modifications; air-handling and room turnover; and special considerations for patients with COVID-19.
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Healthcare workers of all specialties who are being impacted by COVID-19, including physicians, research scientists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and anyone with a particular interest in prevention, treatment, and patient care.
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- Recognize the risk the clinical environment can pose to disease transmission
- Identify environmental controls that can be instituted to increase safety of patients and staff
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Brittany E. Howard, M.D.
|Devyani Lal, M.D.|
Associate Dean, Mayo Clinic School of
Continuous Professional Development
Professor of Otolaryngology,
College of Medicine
Chair, Division of Rhinology
Mayo Clinic in Arizona
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