Masks and Respirators

Surgical masks help protect your nose and mouth from splattered body fluids, respirators filter the air before you inhale it.

Surgical masks/procedure masks

  • Surgical masks help protect your nose and mouth from splattered body fluids (such as blood, respiratory secretions, vomit, urine or feces).

  • Surgical masks should be worn as part of Standard Precautions or Droplet Precautions.

Respirators

 

Updated Tuesday, 25-Sep-2012 12:07:36 CDT