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2020 10 15

J Neurol Sci


Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) restores the N95 face mask induced cerebral hemodynamic alterations among Healthcare Workers during COVID-19 Outbreak.


Bharatendu C, Jy Ong J, Goh Y, Yq Tan B, Chan A C, Zy Tang J, Leow AS, Chin A, Wx Sooi K, Lin Tan Y, Hong CS, Chin BZ, Ng E, Wai Foong T, Teoh H L, Ting Ong S, Lee P, Khoo D, Tsivgoulis G, Alexandrov AV, et al.
J Neurol Sci. 2020 10 15; 417:117078.
PMID: 32768718.


COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented increased usage of Personal protective equipment (PPE) by healthcare-workers. PPE usage causes headache in majority of users. We evaluated changes in cerebral hemodynamics among healthcare-workers using PPE.