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Best Practices
Masks
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Breathe easy

How PRIMED’s high quality face masks are designed to ensure breathability for added comfort and peace of mind.

Breathe easy
Best Practices
Masks
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The skinny on reducing skin irritation when wearing a face mask

Next to ear irritation, skin discomfort is one of the leading complaints associated with extended mask use. Here’s how you can avoid it!

The skinny on reducing skin irritation when wearing a face mask
Best Practices
Masks
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We’re all ears

Simple approaches and considerations to minimize mask discomfort.

We’re all ears
Best Practices
Masks
Gloves
Gowns
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Fentanyl exposure risks and the importance of PPE

Exploring fentanyl risks for healthcare workers and first responders, and PPE’s role in risk management and reduction

Fentanyl exposure risks and the importance of PPE
Best Practices
Masks
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A sight for sore eyes

Understanding what you can do — and what you shouldn’t do — to alleviate mask-related dry eye symptoms and cloudy lenses.

A sight for sore eyes
Quality & Regulatory
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Why PRIMED is a respected quality leader in PPE

Exploring how each of PRIMED’s products are far more than a sum of their individual pieces.

Why PRIMED is a respected quality leader in PPE
Quality & Regulatory
Masks
Gloves
Gowns
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The PRIMED difference

Looking at one of the many factors that help set PRIMED apart from other PPE manufacturers, making us a respected quality leader in PPE.

The PRIMED difference
Best Practices
Masks
Gloves
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PPE use after COVID-19 vaccination

Why PPE use will remain a critical element in minimizing the spread of COVID-19, even months after the rollout of effective vaccines.

PPE use after COVID-19 vaccination
Best Practices
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Top to bottom coverage

From newscasts to fictional medical dramas, masks & gloves get most of the attention. But headwear and shoe covers play a critical role in infection control and protect.

Top to bottom coverage
Best Practices
Masks
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6 Mask Myths Debunked to Help Protect You (& Those You Love) from COVID-19

Tackling common myths related to mask usage, benefits, and pitfalls to help keep you safe and minimize infection risks.

6 Mask Myths Debunked to Help Protect You (& Those You Love) from COVID-19
Best Practices
Masks
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Optimizing Face Mask Protection Through Proper Sizing, Fit, and Use

While ASTM ratings, material choices, & overall design can give indications of protection levels, ensuring proper mask fit is essential to maximizing protective benefits.

Optimizing Face Mask Protection Through Proper Sizing, Fit, and Use
Best Practices
Masks
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Medical vs Non-Medical Masks

While all masks offer some level of protection, understanding what separates medical masks from non-medical masks is a critical consideration when sourcing PPE.

Medical vs Non-Medical Masks
Best Practices
Gloves
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Considerations When Choosing Medical Gloves

Materials and design have a huge impact on glove performance. If you’re looking to optimize both functionality and protection, be sure to consider these characteristics.

Considerations When Choosing Medical Gloves
Best Practices
Gowns
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Optimizing Gown Protection

Ensuring maximum protection every time with a simple routine to avoid contamination & exposure.

Optimizing Gown Protection
Best Practices
Masks
Gloves
Gowns
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The Importance of PPE in Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections

How Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) offers an affordable, simple-to-implement foundation for management and prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs).

The Importance of PPE in Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections
Best Practices
Masks
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Best Practices to Prevent the Spread of Infection

Simple Steps You Can Take to Reduce Infection Risks

Best Practices to Prevent the Spread of Infection
Quality & Regulatory
Gowns
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SMS vs spunbond polypropylene

Comparing two of the most widely used textiles in personal protective equipment (PPE).

SMS vs spunbond polypropylene