The second wave of Corona is taking its grip from common man to big celebs. The corona infection is spreading rapidly day by day. In case of severe case, the patient has to be admitted to the hospital, but if the symptoms of corona are mild, it can be treated at home i.e. the patient can win the war with the corona by doing home isolation himself.
There is no need to go to the hospital directly if you have a cold, cold, cough, body pain, throat infection. You may suffer from corona when you get out of the house again and again, so do not forget to go to the hospital in a hurry, but try to recover yourself as soon as possible while staying at home. Let’s know how?
Identify these symptoms?
First of all, it is important to know if the patient is showing symptoms of corona. How to know at home that the patient is COVID-19 positive? If-
– Frequent fever.
– Have a persistent cough
– Trouble breathing
– Headache and headache
– There is no test in the food
– Sore throat
If all these symptoms are seen, then quarantine the patient immediately and do a COVID-19 test to confirm the corona.
How to treat a patient while staying at home?
As soon as the symptoms of the virus appear in the patient, first of all separate them by giving them a room in the house. Rooms should be ventilated. Until there is no medical emergency, do not let the patient come out of the room, even at home. During this time, ask the patient to keep distance from the other members of the house. Here, one important thing to tell is that 14 days home isolation is necessary after coming in contact with a corona infected person.
How should be the patient’s room?
There should be good ventilation in the room in which the patients are isolated. Keep in mind, the patient has to stay in this room for 14 days, so it is important to ventilate the room, so that it will feel relaxed and good. Apart from this, also keep in mind that while taking medicines and food, do not come in contact with the members of the household. Keep the patient’s food utensils, towels and bedding separate. Do not share with anyone. Also wear masks indoors during home isolation. Repeatedly wash hands, nose and mouth with soap.
It is better that the patients give their food in his room and keep his dinner utensils in the same room where he is isolated. Wash her utensils with a separate liquid soap or warm water. Wash the patient’s clothes, bedsheets, pillows and towels etc. in a separate machine or by hand. Finally, soak the clothes in Dettol and dry them in the sun.
At the time of home isolation, give corona infected patient to use separate bathroom. If there is no other washroom in the house, clean the washroom thoroughly with phenyl or dettol after use by the patient. Try to use the infected patients bathroom in the end. By doing this, the risk of spreading the infection to the remaining members is reduced.
Note the temperature
While in isolation, the patient should check his fever and oxygen levels twice a day. Check oxygen level with an oximeter. Oxygen level SpO2 rate should not be less than 94 percent. If the patient is suffering from BP, diabetes etc., continue them as per the medical advice
Drink plenty of water
As long as the patients are in isolation, they have to take care of themselves. So it is important to drink plenty of water and eat liquid food to hydrate yourself. Drink warm water as much as possible.
When to contact a doctor?
If the patient’s health is deteriorating during home isolation, ie, with high fever, difficulty in breathing, go to the doctor immediately. So that the patient can get the right treatment immediately. Take special care not to take any medicine to get rid of corona without the advice of a doctor.
Eat in diet
Provide simple and simple food to the patient. Eat seasonal, orange and orange-rich fruits like fruits, lentils, beans, green vegetables, milk, etc., rich in vitamin C.