In this blog post, you can read more about containing and preventing the spread of contagious respiratory pathogens like the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (SARS-CoV-2).
In this blog post, we explore the role of ventilator filtration through a case study of two Canadian hospitals that managed SARS patients with very different results.
In this article we review the tool LEMON which has been used in different clinical settings.
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