Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9554

+44 1478 350008

Thamir Abdulmajeed Alkubaisi

Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, University of Anbar, Ramadi, Iraq

  • Research Article   
    Does Personal Protective Equipment Lead To Skin Damages?
    Author(s): Thamir Abdulmajeed Alkubaisi*

    Objective: Healthcare institutions must give offer to supply the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to medical staff. A variety of skin diseases may result from prolonged contact with this equipment. Design: The study is shed light on the cutaneous abnormal reactions to the PPE among the medical workers and offers solutions. Methods: This cross-sectional study involved doctors, dentists, pharmacists, and nurses in the high-risk Ramadi General Teaching Hospital and low-risk Private Clinics, Anbar Governorate, Iraq. Between 4 July till 10 August 2020. Results: A quantitative descriptive research included age, gender, the duration and type of used masks, gloves, Goggles/face shield, and/or gown. About 23 questions described the adverse skin reactions chiefly that involve the ski.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9554.22.13.599

    Abstract HTML PDF