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Table 8 Personal protection guidelines checklist (Strong recommendation)

From: A rapid advice guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infected pneumonia (standard version)

ItemExposure intensity of infection riskaProtective measurement
Round hatN95 maskCoverallEye protector/Protective panelLatex glovesBarrier gownProtective clothingShoe cover/BootstrapComprehensive respiratory apparatus
Recommendations as per work area
 Pre-examination triageLow    
 General out-patient serviceLow     
 General wardMedium   
High  
 Fever clinicMedium 
High
 Isolation room (Area)Medium 
High
 Department of infectious diseasesMedium 
High
Recommendations as per personnel
 Medical staff in the isolation areaHigh
Medium 
 Staff in pre-examination triageMedium 
 Medical staff in Out-patient DepartmentMedium 
 Medical staff in the observing wardHigh
Medium 
 Assisting staffMedium   
 Administrative and supporting staffLow   
  1. aLow risk, general contact with patients or exposure to contaminated environment, such as escorting the patients during diagnosis, triage, palpation, consultation, etc
  2. Medium risk, direct contact with body fluid, mucosa or incomplete skin, such as oral examination, puncture, oral care, surgery, etc
  3. High risk, there is a risk of spatter of secretions or contaminants onto the body and face of medical staff, such as oral diagnosis, endotracheal intubation, etc