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Cohorting of COVID-19 positive patients & staff

If a single/isolation room is not available, cohort possible or confirmed respiratory infected patients with other patients with possible or confirmed COVID-19.

Low and Middle Income Country COVID-19 solutions

Managing COVID-19 in resource limited settings: critical care considerations for Low to Middle Income Countries

Potentially useful tools

The aim of an aerosol box is to decrease hazard to healthcare workers when intubating and extubating patients who are Covid19 positive.

Algorithm for drug treatment for patients with COVID-19

The latest COVID-19 Adult treatment algorithm from YALE School of Medicine

Managing cancer surgery during COVID-19

Mr Henry Tilney, Consultant General Surgeon MBBS MD FRCS : Managing cancer surgery during the Covid crisis

Management of patients with COVID-19 pneumonia

If the initial assessment shows that the patient has hypoxia, or a rapid respiratory rate, supplemental oxygen should be given with a goal is to maintain the oxygen saturation (SpO2) 92% to 96%.

Oxygen therapy with limited resources

Oxygen Therapy with Limited Resources: COVID-19 Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and Pneumonia

Prone positioning in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Background, Rationale and Benefits The increased utilisation – over the past few decades - of various imaging modalities in the investigation of respiratory disease has...

Intubation and extubation

Introduction Source: Intensive Care Society PDF Link The recent COVID-19 pandemic has seen the critical care community treatingincreasing numbers of patients with ARDS over recent...

Prevention of complications in critically ill patients

Introduction Implement the following interventions (Table below) to prevent complications associated with critical illness. These interventions are generally limited to feasible recommendations based on...

Multi-system organ failure / shock

Introduction Note: The diagram is meant to illustrate the overall management of organ failure/shock and does not replace more detailed intensive care guidelines. Manage...

Patient discharge

Introduction Discharge criteria for confirmed COVID-19 cases – When is it safe to discharge COVID-19 patients from the hospital or end home isolation? Below is...

Cleaning & disinfection guidelines

Overview The purpose of this WHO document is to provide guidance on the cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces in the context of COVID-19. This...

Acceptable disinfectants

Introduction This page provides guidance on environmental cleaning in healthcare and non-healthcare settings during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is essential to establish procedures for...

Cleaning the patient room

Introduction How to clean rooms during a patient stay, and after they have been transferred or discharged 1. While the patient is in the room Cleaning...

Waste & laundry

Introduction / overview Large volumes of waste may be generated by frequent use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Dispose of all waste as infectious...

Social distancing in hospitals

Introduction When an epidemic shifts into the community transmission phase, it is important to maintain appropriate measures to reduce transmission within the hospital. A. Ensure...

Patient mental wellbeing

Filipe Carvalho, Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Colorectal Surgery, talks about Holistic care in surgical patients during COVID era.

Dead body management

Procedures and best practices for dealing with COVID-19 victims bodies.

Moving & transferring patients with suspected & confirmed COVID-19

How to move and transfer patients with possible and confirmed COVID-19
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