Masks are currently one of the most important items for epidemic prevention and control, and their wearing methods are also stipulated. If they are not worn properly, the best protection effect will not be achieved. How to distinguish the upper and lower masks?
How to distinguish the top and bottom of the mask?
The metal strip is on the top. The mask is designed according to ergonomics. Generally speaking, the side of the mask with the metal strip is on the top, and the side without the metal strip is on the bottom. The metal strip of the mask is for the mask to better fit the bridge of the nose and wrap it. The entire face, thereby playing a better protective role. When wearing a mask, you must first distinguish between the upper and the bottom of the mask, and then wear it, so as to have a better protective effect.
Is the fold of the medical mask facing up?
The side with the fold facing up needs to fit the face. At present, the folds of masks are generally divided into two types. One is uniformly facing in one direction. For this type of mask, the side with the folds facing down is the outside of the mask and needs to face the outside, while the side with the folds facing up is the face of the mask. On the other hand, it needs to be close to the face when wearing it. When wearing a mask, be sure to stretch the folds down until the mask does not leave any folds, fits the entire face, and can better cover the nose and mouth.
Can the mask be used when it is folded upside down?
Yes. At present, there is no specific regulation on the direction of the folds of masks. The masks sold on the market have folds facing upwards and some with folds facing downwards. As long as the masks purchased are of qualified quality, they can generally be worn. Although the direction of the folds of the mask does not have a great influence on the protective effect of the mask, the front and back of the mask are the big influencing factors. When wearing a mask, you must first distinguish the front and back of the mask before wearing it, otherwise It will not be able to play a corresponding protective role.
How to wear upper and lower masks?
At present, common masks are ear-worn masks, while upper and lower masks generally refer to head-worn masks. The difference from ear-worn masks is that the method of wearing head-worn masks is more complicated. Generally, there will be a detailed introduction to the wearing method in the manual. 1. Before wearing a head-wearing mask, you need to clean it with both hands, and then hold the mask with your hands, so that the nose clip is in the center, and let the headband hang down naturally; 2. With the nose clip facing up, use the mask to support your chin. Then pull the upper headband over the top of the head and place it at a higher position behind the head, and pull the lower headband over the top of the head and place it below the back of the neck and ears; 3. Use the tips of two fingers to press the metal nose clamp tightly, and move while pressing , To fit the shape of the bridge of the nose.