by Lindsay Dixon
To mask or not to mask, that is the question. But, as more provinces mandate the wearing of masks, it is no longer the only question.
Your patients will be coming to you to find out:
– How do I wear a mask?
– Which mask is best for me?
– Disposable or cloth?
– How do I deal with skin irritation that may arise from mask-wearing?
Education is key!
Check out this 5-minute video for those who find it difficult to wear a mask: How to breathe easy while wearing a mask. In it are hints and tips to help you answer your patients’ questions.
Pharmacist Lindsay Dixon is the founder of Friendly Pharmacy 5 at Fairview Pharmacy Ltd. in Victoria, BC.