The masks, which have a design patent and federal OSHA approval pending, are meant to supplement or even replace cloth masks, according to the article.
Category: Infection control
A new “Future Ear” podcast by Dave Kemp of Oaktree Products features great ideas and perspectives from six audiologists in different parts of the United States. The podcast highlights the uniqueness of some of the individual work situations and regions, and includes several excellent tips about how to adapt a practice in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and recovery.Read More
A new webinar featuring Drs Douglas Beck and Clifford Olson addresses how Covid-19 is changing hearing healthcare private practice and the hearing industry. The webinar, recorded on Friday, June 19, 2020, is now available on demand.Read More
Using recommendations from the CDC, audiologist A.U. Bankaitis Smith, PhD, provides practical advice (in writing and in a short video) about safe alternatives when infection control supplies are in short supply.Read More
Dr Samuel Atcherson, a faculty member at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, is researching a prototype transparent surgical face mask that allows those who are deaf or hard of hearing and non-native English speakers to read lips.Read More