COVID-19: Patient Assessment the role of physiology and oximetry

29 April 2020 Webinar

The assessment of patients who are unwell with COVID or other causes presents a significant challenge for GPs and clinicians working in Primary Care. Dr Jonathan Leach RCGP Hon Sec and COVID lead, Dr Alison Tavare West of England AHSN , and Dr Simon Stockley, RCGP Lead for Acute Deterioration and Sepsis discuss the clinical assessment of patients with COVID-19, the role of oximetry and other physiology in that assessment.

Overview of content to be explored:

  • Clinical features of COVID-19
  • Importance of oximetry in COVID
  • Clinical judgement and physiology in Patient assessment
  • Role of NEWS2 in General Practice and Care Homes
  • Remote oximetry in the assessment and management of COVID disease in the community

This will be followed by a Q and A session.

Please ensure you download Zoom ahead of the webinar. Details on how to do this can be found here, along with how to register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/covid-19-patient-assessment-the-role-of-physiology-and-oximetry-tickets-103148423712

This webinar will be recorded.