BMA unveils manual for COVID-19 patients Isolation at home (Home Isolation)
On July 15, 2021, Pol Gen Asawin Kwanmuang, Governor of Bangkok, revealed that in order to control Preventing and solving the situation of COVID-19 patients in the present Bangkok area Bangkok has joined with the public health network. and other network partners Accelerate the capacity building of hospitals under Increased the number of community isolation waiting centers to cover all areas. to deliver the infected person to the primary care system as soon as possible Solve residual patient problems and alleviate the problem of spreading the infection to family members and people in the community
In addition, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has set guidelines for quarantine supervision. Staying at home (Home Isolation) is an option for people who are ready. by the patient to be quarantined stay at home Call the National Health Security Office (NHSO) hotline 1330 press 14 or inform the staff to investigate the disease. or assess the initial symptoms
However, the patient must meet the following criteria as an infected person with no symptoms. or have mild symptoms (green case), are less than 60 years old, are in good health no obesity (weight less than 90 kg)
Patients and people living together do not have any underlying disease, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Chronic kidney disease (stages 3,4,5) Cardiovascular disease cerebrovascular disease Uncontrolled diabetes and other diseases at the discretion of the physician And the overall accommodation must have a separate area for patients to detain exclusively.
while detained There will be food delivered for 3 meals every day. The staff will bring tracking devices. thermometer oxygen meter Andrographis paniculata favipiravir (at the discretion of the doctor) to be delivered to the accommodation, with doctors, nurses, health personnel monitor symptoms closely via video call or phone twice a day, daily until the period of 14 days
For patients with more symptoms (Changes to yellow, red), immediately contact the staff in the designated channels or call 1330 for the medical team to evaluate the appropriate treatment guidelines.
In addition to the new patients who are in the green case will be able to isolate for home isolation, patients who stay at the Hospitel field hospital and the hospital who have been treated for 7-10 days can go home. and can be detained according to the guidelines of Home Isolation as well, at the discretion of the doctor.
in the part of Bangkok by the Bureau of Health in collaboration with the National Science and Technology Development Agency Digital Government Development Agency has established a home isolation care system, Home Isolation via telemedicine (AMED Telehealth for Home Isolation) called BKKHICare. and taking care of patients through telemedicine. It is convenient, fast, safe. Patients are confident when they are treated at home.
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