*Reported signs and symptoms include:
- Difficulty breathing
- Pneumonia in both lungs
*The precautions we take in our office, complying with IPAC, and RCDSO:
1. Routine Practices: For all patients, at all times, in all healthcare settings including when performing a point-of-care risk assessment,
and adherence to respiratory hygiene and hand hygiene.
2. Contact and Droplet Precautions (should be implemented empirically):
Wear gloves and a long-sleeved gown upon entering the patient’s room, cubicle or designated bedspace.
Wear facial protection (surgical or procedure mask and eye protection, or face shield, or mask with visor attachment) when within two
metres of a patient suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 infection.
3. Airborne Precautions: When performing aerosol-generating medical procedures (AGMPs).
A respirator and face/eye protection should be used by all HCWs present in a room where an
AGMP is being performed on a patient suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 infection. Whenever possible,
AGMPs should be performed in an airborne infection isolation room.
We keep our valued patients updated.