J Hosp Infect 2021 Apr 14. Epub 2021 Apr 14.
Design Health Collab, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Monash University, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia; School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia; Emergency Medicine Research, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia; Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, Monash Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University and Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Electronic address:
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential for health care worker (HCW) safety. Conservation of PPE for clinical use during the COVID-19 pandemic reduced its availability for training, necessitating an innovative approach to sourcing high physical resemblance PPE (HPR-PPE). We present a case study of crowd-sourcing HPR-PPE to train HCW. Read More