To avoid the many drawbacks of PPE, whenever possible use a different care setting instead. The idea is to create a mobile unit from which Medical Personnel can do their job efficiently, safely and effectively.
PPE has drawbacks galore. PPE limits mobility and promotes heat exhaustion, don / doff procedures take excessive time, energy and acrobatic skill (ie balancing on 1 foot while removing a bootie on the other foot!). Sometimes procedures make no sense: