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Summary Information: Facemask

Facemask: A facemask is a single-use, paper-like device that fits over the nose and mouth and provides a loose shield or filter between the user's airway and ambient air contaminants, such as dust and water droplets or sprays that may contain viruses, bacteria or molds. A facemask is also intended to contain the user's own coughs and sneezes from the immediate environment. However, a facemask does not provide absolute protection and containment nor does it block out very small particles.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Facemask

These diseases are related to the medical device Facemask:

  • Partial containment of large water droplets, sprays and mists that may contain viruses, bacteria or molds
  • Partial protection from large water droplets, sprays and mists that may contain viruses, bacteria or molds

Types Of Facemask

These devices are types of the medical device Facemask:

Other Names For Facemask

  • Surgical facemask
  • Dental facemask
  • Isolation facemask
  • Medical procedure facemask
  • Mask

Facemask: Similar Related Devices

These other medical devices are related to Facemask:

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