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face mask

1. A barrier device used in infection control to prevent health care providers from breathing or coughing on patients. It is also employed to prevent patients' sneezes and sputum from making contact with the health care provider's face or eyes or from being inhaled.
2. A device that covers the mouth, nose, or both of a patient who requires positive-pressure, noninvasive ventilation or continuous positive pressure-ventilation (CPAP).
See also: mask

Face mask

The simplest way of delivering a high level of oxygen to patients with ARDS or other low-oxygen conditions.
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