The correct way to wear disposable medical masks


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2024-03-14

The correct wearing of masks is an effective means to block the spread of respiratory secretions, medical masks have the effect of resisting liquid, filtering particles and bacteria, is a kind of medical protection textiles. According to the performance characteristics and scope of application, medical masks can be divided into: medical protective masks, medical surgical masks, general medical masks. During the epidemic of novel coronavirus pneumonia, it is clinically recommended that you choose a medical surgical mask. The correct wearing method is as follows:

The correct wearing of masks is an effective means to block the spread of respiratory secretions, medical masks have the effect of resisting liquid, filtering particles and bacteria, is a kind of medical protection textiles. According to the performance characteristics and scope of application, medical masks can be divided into: medical protective masks, medical surgical masks, general medical masks. During the epidemic of novel coronavirus pneumonia, it is clinically recommended that you choose a medical surgical mask. The correct wearing method is as follows:


The wearing of disposable medical masks must conform to aseptic operation before they can play the role of droplet isolation. First, you need to wash your hands before wearing a mask. Hold the medical mask with clean hands, do not touch the inner layer, cover the mouth, nose and chin, and fix the nose clip according to the position of the nose bridge. Secondly, after fixing, tie a layer of tape on the head, pay attention to the tightness of the four sides, which can be observed by blowing. Finally, fasten the strap below and adjust the tightness with both hands to avoid the invasion of bacteria or viruses.


When wearing, clearly distinguish the inside and outside, up and down of the mask. The light color surface is the inside and the dark color surface is facing outward. One end of the metal strip (nose clip) is above the mask, and the folded surface is completely unfolded. Put the side with the nose clip upward, wrap the mouth, nose and lower jaw, adjust the lower end of the mask to the proper position of the lower jaw, hang the rubber bands on both ears or tie the straps at both ends behind the head, and then press the nose clip, make the mask fit completely with the face and minimize the gap between the face and the mask.


Clean your hands before wearing the mask. Avoid touching the inner side of the mask during wearing the mask to reduce the possibility of contamination of the mask;


In addition, we should note that medical masks are mostly disposable medical masks, can not be reused, should be discarded or destroyed after each use; in the mask damp or contaminated with moisture, should be replaced with a new clean and dry mask.


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