Wear a Mask! OK, But What Kind?
Julie Cart, CalMatters
April 7, 2020 at 8:32AM
Padula, who studies patient and worker safety in hospitals, said medical masks are designed to protect the wearer from contact with an infected patient. “It isn’t simply thinking about what I have to do for this patient sitting in front of me, but ‘How do I treat this patient, with respect to the next 10 patients who walk into this clinic?’” he said.