PPE and Communication

Posted June 25, 2020

Maintaining Our Humanity Through the Mask: Mindful Communication During COVID‐19
Schlögl, M., & A Jones, C. (2020). Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 68(5), E12–E13.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16488


Working experiences of nurses during the Middle East respiratory syndrome outbreak.
Kang, H. S., Son, Y. D., Chae, S. M., & Corte, C. (2018). International journal of nursing practice, 24(5), e12664. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7165521/


PPE Portraits-a Way to Humanize Personal Protective Equipment.
Brown-Johnson, C., Vilendrer, S., Heffernan, M. B., Winter, S., Khong, T., Reidy, J., & Asch, S. M. (2020). Journal of general internal medicine, 1–3. Advance online publication. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7224350/


UK doctor invents digital flashcards to help Covid-19 patients understand staff
The Guardian, April 25 2020
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/25/uk-doctor-invents-digital-flashcards-to-help-covid-19-patients-understand-staff


Using Makaton to communicate when wearing PPE
BBC News, May 20 2020-06-24
https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-england-bristol-52737946/how-to-communicate-when-wearing-ppe
*please note: Makaton signs are derived from the official sign language of the country in which it’s being used. This video shows Makaton using signs from British sign language.

 

Read my lips: the downside of PPE (and how you can improve communication)
Dr Helen Grote, Royal College of Physicians News, May 14 2020
https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/news/read-my-lips-downside-ppe-and-how-you-can-improve-communication

 

The Person Behind the Mask Communicating with Clients Living with Dementia in Long Term Care While Protecting Ourselves
Alzheimer Society Peel, Mississauga Halton Behavourial Supports Ontario, 2020
https://www.rgptoronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Person-Behind-the-Mask-for-LTC.pdf


The Face Mask How a Real Protection becomes a Psychological Symbol during Covid-19?
Goh, Y., Tan, B. Y., Bhartendu, C., Ong, J. J., & Sharma, V. K. (2020). Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. June 8 2020.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0889159120310151

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