11/04/2020

Protocol of Daily Health Monitoring of Patients with COVID-19

Protocol for monitoring the basic health parameters of patients with СOVID-19, on self-isolation and outpatient treatment

Protocol of Daily Health Monitoring of Patients with COVID-19

Body temperature

Set the frequency of measurements and entries in the monitoring subscription diary.

Measure at least 3 times a day, and preferably every 4 hours: at 8.00, 12.00, 16.00, 20.00

Blood oxygen saturation

SpO2 with a pulse oximeter. Normal pulse oximeter readings range from 95 to 100%.

Measure at least 3 times a day: at 8.00, 14.00, 20.00

Blood pressure

For elderly patients and suffering from essential hypertension

Measure at least 2 times a day:

at 8.00, 20.00

Breath test

How many seconds the patient can hold his breath after the cycle “full inhalation – full exhalation”, holding it at the end of exhalation.

Ask at least 3 times a day: at 8.00, 14.00, 20.00

Smell and taste sensors

Change or disappearance of gustatory and olfactory sensations.

Ask at least 2 times a day – in the morning and in the evening.

Stuffy nose

Having a stuffy nose or runny nose.

Ask at least 2 times a day – in the morning and in the evening.

Coughing

The appearance of a cough and its nature (dry, productive – with phlegm).

Ask at least 2 times a day – in the morning and in the evening

Weakness

Development of weakness, “loss of strength”.

Ask at least 2 times a day – in the morning and in the evening

Respiratory pain

The appearance of pain during breathing and their localization (behind the sternum, above the collarbones, along the ribs, etc.)

Ask at least 2 times a day – in the morning and in the evening.

Particular attention should be paid to persistent change or repetition of objective and subjective indicators for more than 2 control periods (for example, at 14.00 and 20.00, or in the evening and morning of the next day) – this may indicate a worsening of the course of the disease.

Prescribing medications:

  • You can set tasks for the patient not only to determine objective and subjective indicators, but also to take medications — at a certain time of the day. For example: “Take 500 mg of Ascorbic Acid, after meals, the time is 9:00”.
  • The patient will make a check mark, you will see that he is following your recommendations for the implementation of the treatment protocol.
  • Thus, you can create for each patient or person who is on self-isolation, an individual schedule for performing objective measurements, monitoring subjective indicators, taking medications, with marks of completion.
  • For objective indicators, you can also set limit values ​​for each patient, the excess of which the system will automatically inform you.
  • If necessary, you can appoint the patient a time for a video call session, to clarify his condition, your recommendations and psychological support.