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Protective Eyewear for Health Care Workers: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: October 19, 2020
Project Number: RB1522-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Device
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of protective eyewear for health care workers caring for patients with suspected or confirmed respiratory tract infections?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of protective eyewear by health care workers caring for patients with suspected or confirmed respiratory tract infections?

Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of protective eyewear for health care workers caring for patients with suspected or confirmed respiratory tract infections. Additionally, no evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use of protective eyewear by health care workers caring for patients with suspected or confirmed respiratory tract infections.