Corrigendum to “Personal protective equipment and intensive care unit healthcare worker safety in the COVID-19 Era (PPE-SAFE): An international survey” [Journal of Critical Care, Volume 59, October 2020, Pages 70–75] (Journal of Critical Care (2020) 59 (70–75), (S088394412030592X), (10.1016/j.jcrc.2020.06.005))

Alexis Tabah, Mahesh Ramanan, Kevin B. Laupland, Niccolò Buetti, Andrea Cortegiani, Johannes Mellinghoff, Andrew Conway Morris, Luigi Camporota, Nathalie Zappella, Muhammed Elhadi, Pedro Povoa, Karin Amrein, Gabriela Vidal, Lennie Derde, Guy Francois, Matteo Bassetti, Nathalie Ssi Yan Kai, Jan J. De Waele

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The authors regret errors were present in the published article. Counts of some of the adverse events were erroneous. Changes to the text include. Last sentence of the abstract should read. Adverse effects of PPE included heat (1266, 51%), thirst (1174, 47%), pressure areas (1088, 44%), headaches (696, 28%), Inability to use the bathroom (661, 27%) and extreme exhaustion (492, 20%). All but pressure areas were associated with longer shift durations. Last sentence of the results section of the manuscript should read. All but pressure areas were associated with longer duration of shifts wearing PPE (Table 4). Table 1 the total number of community/urban type of hospital should read 740 instead of 741. Updated Tables 3 and 4 should read as below: The authors would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of critical care
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Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 20 Oct 2020

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