Treating COVID-19 at home
A new online program taught by emergency room physicians helps those suffering mild coronavirus symptoms fight the disease from the comfort of their own home.
Corona virus cases climbing in hot spots across the country. One nurse overwhelmed after her. I see you shift. You try to reassure them that it's gonna is gonna be OK. And then it's not. As hospitalizations hit new highs, health experts are finding ways for those with mild symptoms to recover. Whether most comfortable their own beds, the more prepared we have, the general public guaranteed the better outcomes we're gonna have. The American College of Emergency Physicians and the Learning Agency are offering a free online course on Managing Cove in 19 At home, When people ask me, What do I expect? I generally say it feels like the flu. The series of short videos and readings covers everything from the basics like symptoms. It's to the more complex how to use a pulse oximeter breathing exercises to speed recovery hold 123 And when the illness has advanced past home care, does it seem like you're very air hungry? Are you pulling in between your ribs or what we call retractions? These are all signs that your body is telling you it's time to go. All explained by ER doctors, every video that I want, everything that I've done is exactly what I would turn to my parents and tell them Listen, this is what we need to do to stay safe, learning to care for yourself or a loved one As WAVES OF Corona virus impact new communities Sarah Doll If NBC News