Patients infected with coronavirus can also be treated at home. Learn what precautions to take for home isolation to win the COVID-19 war.
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Many patients are now infected with the coronavirus but are showing no symptoms. Many have a mild fever, dry cough, but no other problem. But Corona’s report is positive. Do all these patients have to go to the hospital?
General Physician Dr. Subir Kumar Mandal said, “Those who are younger, have no other disease, but have tested positive for corona test and have symptoms according to the very common flu, can stay at home in isolation. However, many rules and regulations must be complied with. The family has to be careful. The patient has to be kept in a separate room. Because the disease is contagious. ”
Criteria for heme isolation
Younger patients, who have no other illness and are physically fit, maybe on hem isolation if they are infected with coronavirus and have no problems other than fever and cough.
If the patient does not fall asleep, even if he does not have difficulty breathing, he can be kept at home separately. However, it must be done following the doctor’s advice. The local health department official should be informed about this in writing.
Who does not take the risk of staying at home?
Those who have lung problems, diabetes, heart disease, or any other physical problem, older, should not take the risk of being kept at home in any way. If you start having difficulty breathing, you have to take him to the hospital. If the patient falls asleep, if he starts talking wrong, it will not be right to keep him at home.
Rules of Home Isolation
The patient should be kept in a completely separate room. No one else should be in that room. The one who will take care of the patient will not stay in that room.
The patient must wear a mask. The mask should be changed at least three times a day.
The person in charge of caring for the patient also has to change masks and gloves frequently.
Leave the patient’s essentials at the door of the room and do not cover the room without PPE kit.
It is important to burn the masks and gloves used by the patient and those in charge of his care.
It is best to use a coronavirus checker table to monitor the patient’s condition regularly.
Patients should not use extra phones. Education work should not be done. Rest as much as possible.
The patient has to take the responsibility of opening and closing the door of his own room.
Items kept in the patient’s room should be sanitized regularly. If there is no problem, the patient can do it himself.
The patient should be given food in his house. Disposable utensils should be used for food.
Separate toilets should be provided for the patient. If not, the patient should be sanitized after using the bathroom.
The patient’s clothes should be dipped in Dettol water and washed separately. And at the end, you have to wash it thoroughly in Dettol water once again.
As soon as the patient enters the room, the clothes should be washed thoroughly.
The patient should drink plenty of water.
Smoking and drinking will not work at all.
The rest of the patient’s family must also be in quarantine.
Do not take any medicine without the advice of a doctor.
In no way should he leave the house or mix with anyone in the family before the health department declares the patient infection-free.
The person in charge of caring for the patient will also maintain a certain distance from the rest of the family.
He also has to comply with hygiene. Everyone in the family should measure the temperature regularly.
In case of any overdose, the patient should be taken to the hospital immediately.
No decision should be made by the patient or his family without the advice of a physician.
Be careful, stay healthy.
Information Assistance: General Physician Dr. Subir Kumar Mandal. By: Anandabazar Patrika (Swastipath)