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Determining the Medical Fitness of a Person to Wear a Respirator

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A person who wears a respirator must periodically be evaluated to determine if the person can safely function while so encumbered. The physician performing the evaluation must make subjective decisions based on knowledge of the person's general physical condition and the expected demands while wearing the respirator.

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