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The aerosol box

1 Department of Anesthesia, Axon Anesthesia Associates, People Tree Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Anesthesia, Ganga Hospital and Research Centre, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Amjad Maniar,
People Tree Hospital, #2, Tumkur Road, Goraguntepalya, Bangalore - 560022, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/joacp.JOACP_283_20

Despite being scientifically unproven, aerosol boxes have quickly risen in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have been created in various shapes and sizes, as well as materials across the world. Aerosol boxes offer a transparent barrier between the patient and the healthcare personnel, during intubation and may prove to be useful when prescribed protection equipment such as masks and eyewear are unavailable. In this article, we undertake a brief overview of aerosol boxes in current practice.

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