Personal Protection Equipment for Endoscopy in Low Resource Settings during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Guidance from the World Gastroenterology Organisation

Dr. Desmond Leddin, MB, MSc, FRCPC, FRCPI, Chair, WGO Clinical Research Committee, in collaboration with members of the WGO Clinical Research Committee, wishes to provide guidance with regard to the utilization of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for the prevention of infection from COVID-19 in health care workers performing gastrointestinal endoscopy, with special reference to low resource situations. Download and read it here !

Resources for our Global Community

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