Severe warning signs with F0 at home

Avatar of Nick John By Nick John Dec25,2023 #Severe #warning
Severe warning signs with F0 at home 11
Severe warning signs with F0 at home 11

According to the Instructions for home health care packages for F0 disease issued by the Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City on November 23, F0 or the caregiver should immediately notify the managing medical staff when F0 has one of the following signs:

Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, or in children there are signs of abnormal breathing such as groaning, chest indentation, flaring nostrils, wheezing, wheezing when inhaling.

Breathing rate increases from 21 times per minute or more for adults, from 40 times per minute or more for children from one to under 5 years old, from 30 times per minute or more for children from 5 to under 12 years old.

Peripheral blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) less than 96% if measured.

Fast pulse above 120 beats/minute or below 50 beats/minute.

Low blood pressure with maximum blood pressure below 90 mmHg, minimum blood pressure below 60 mmHg if measured.

Frequent chest pain, feeling of tightness in the chest, pain increases when breathing deeply.

Changes in consciousness such as confusion, narcolepsy, drowsiness, extreme tiredness or fatigue, fussy crying, lethargy that is difficult to wake, and seizures.

Purple lips, purple tips of fingernails and toenails, blue skin, pale lips, cold fingertips and toes.

Cannot drink.

Children have symptoms of fever over 38 degrees Celsius, sore throat, cough, diarrhea, fatigue, refusal to play, chest tightness, feeling of difficulty breathing, SpO2 below 96%, poor eating or breastfeeding…

Medical staff in Ward 3, District 8 came to examine and measure SpO2 for F0 who was being treated at home, on August 29.

According to the instructions of the medical industry, F0 should always keep a comfortable mentality, not pessimistic.

F0 needs to self-monitor their health, measuring body temperature and SpO2 at least twice a day, or when they feel signs of fever or difficulty breathing.

The quarantine place must be well ventilated, do not use central air conditioning, and regularly clean surfaces, objects, and toilets.

F0 does not voluntarily leave the isolation room during the quarantine period, does not share items with others, does not eat or drink with others, does not have close contact with other people or pets.

Currently, Ho Chi Minh City allows home quarantine for F0 with no symptoms or mild symptoms, no respiratory distress, SpO2 index above 96%, breathing rate less than 20 times/minute, age from 1 to 50, no underlying disease,

All F0 at home are immediately given medicine bag A (fever reducer, vitamins).

Le Phuong

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