Table 1

Results from our survey assessing adverse reactions in healthcare staff working in Level 3 barrier protection personal protective equipment to treat COVID-19.

Survey assessing adverse reactions in healthcare staff working in L3PPE to treat COVID-19
Doctors (n=21)Nurses (n=108)Juniors (n=50)Seniors (n=79)
Facial skin indentation13 (61.9%)80 (74.1%)37 (74.0%)56 (70.9%)
Rash1 (4.8%)28 (25.9%)12 (24.0%)17 (21.5%)
Dermatitis3 (14.3%)27 (25.0%)14 (46.7%)16 (20.3%)
Respiratory difficulties8 (38.1%)64 (59.3%)31 (62.0%)41 (51.9%)
Heat stress12 (57.1%)76 (70.4%)40 (80.0%)48 (60.8%)
Dizziness6 (28.6%)57 (52.8%)22 (44.0%)41 (51.9%)
Nausea3 (14.3%)28 (25.9%)12 (24.0%)19 (24.1%)