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CK Wong, BH Yip, S Mercer, S Griffiths, K Kung, MC Wong, J Chor and SY Wong
Abstract
There is limited evidence to support the use of facemasks in preventing infection for primary care professionals. Negative effects on communication has been suggested when the physician wears a facemask. As communication skills and doctor patient relationship are essential to primary care consultations, the effects of doctor’s facemask wearing were explored.
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Profession, Medicine, General practitioner, Effectiveness, Patient, Doctor-patient relationship, Randomized controlled trial, Physician
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