Free-standing clean air systems – are they effective in dental practice?

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In this blog Mark-Steven Howe looks at what evidence is available regarding the use of free-standing clean air systems in dental practice. There was little direct evidence of the benefits of free-standing clean air systems in dental practice.

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Surgical masks versus N95 respirators

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This review of the effectiveness of N95 respirators versus surgical masks for prevention of influenza included 6 RCTs involving 9171 participants. THe findings suggest that use of N95 respirators compared with surgical masks was not associated with a lower risk of laboratory-confirmed influenza.

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Service improvement needs “a more empowering, bottom-up approach” says Nuffield Trust report

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In this blog, Caroline De Brún looks at a report published by the Nuffield Trust, which suggests a list of priorities for the government to act on, around improvement in the NHS.

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