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Journal Article

Personal protective equipment (PPE) for surgeons during COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic review of availability, usage, and rationing.

Jessop ZM, Dobbs TD, Ali SR, et al. Br J Surg. 2020.

This systematic review of 95 articles summarizes guidance for surgeons about personal protective equipment (PPE) in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The review discusses virus transmission during surgery, types of perioperative PPE, equipment shortages, rationing, as well as innovative solutions to produce additional PPE.