Is Your PPE Putting Your Skin at Risk

​​Medline Logo.jpgHere’s how to help prevent pressure injuries and keep skin safe. 

There are countless images of medical professionals with injuries caused by wearing face masks for an extended period of time. While caring for patients suffering from COVID-19, healthcare workers are working longer hours and using personal protective equipment (PPE) that’s not always kind to their skin. Even during challenging times, their own health and safety are important.

To help frontline caregivers remain protected, Medline shares six skin preparation tips. Check out the full story and download the poster for the step-by-stepprocess.