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In the case of infection of the coronavirus ambulance should be called in case of emergency. It in conversation with “Rosbalt” called the Director, and head of the private ambulance in St. Petersburg Leo Averbach.
“If you have no comorbidities and you are younger than 65 years, should not seek to call an ambulance,” he said.
According to him, the main reason for calling doctors difficulty breathing and shortness of breath. In such a situation, the patient was taken to the hospital and do a CT scan. If the percentage of lung lesions is less than 20, it will be possible to continue treatment at home. The doctor should properly assess the clinical picture and the patient’s condition, before you go home.
Auerbach said that in the hospital of home care provided in the form of oxygen support, since still no effective drugs for the treatment of COVID-19. If the oxygen maintenance is not required, it is better to be treated outside the hospital walls.
The private emergency physician added that rooting safer at home than in the hospital. He recalled that more than 80 percent of patients find the disease is mild and without complications.
Treatment for coronavirus should be the same as with SARS: more drinking, follow the diet, ventilate the area, wet cleaning, less to move and strengthen the body.
According to 22 may, during the epidemic in Russia revealed 326,5 thousand cases of infection. Almost 100 thousand people have recovered, even 3249 died.
Video, photo All from Russia.