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Covid-19 Primary Care Resources


Triage and Treatment

Symptoms and Signs Testing, Trials and Research

Emerging evidence on symptoms and signs of Covid-19, and formal case definition from PHE

Differentiating viral Covid-19 pneumonia from bacterial pneumonia Respiratory Conditions

It is difficult to determine whether pneumonia has a Covid 19 viral cause or a bacterial cause

What you need to know to triage and assess suspected cases of Covid-19

An updated synthesis of all relevant guidance for primary care

Safety netting

Leaflets and videos to share with patients, and an overview of safety netting guidance for GPs

London wide oxygen saturation probe loan service

Rapid pulse oximeter delivery service now running 7 days a week

Pulse oximetry Respiratory Conditions

Current guidance on self monitoring, primary care monitoring and desaturation testing

Management and guidance for febrile children Children and Young People Testing, Trials and Research

How to approach possible Covid-19 infection in children and guidance on school attendance

What do I need to know about skin manifestations of Covid-19? Ask an Expert Testing, Trials and Research

Advice from a Consultant Dermatologist at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases

Covid Cab Service

Transport for patients with Covid symptoms to and from medical appointments in London

Asthma – managing exacerbations Respiratory Conditions

Rescue packs, distinguishing asthma from Covid-19 and use of inhaled and oral steroids

Chronic Kidney Disease Other conditions Post-viral recovery

A summary of the NICE Covid-19 rapid guideline on CKD

IECOPD Respiratory Conditions

Exacerbations, oral corticosteroid use, and interpreting oxygen saturations when unwell with Covid 19

The Clinical Frailty Scale Socially Vulnerable Groups

NICE outlines the importance of the CFS in the context of the Covid outbreak

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Infection Control

There is a lack of agreement regarding whether CPR is an aerosol generating procedure

NSAIDs and Covid-19 Prescribing Symptom Management

NSAIDs reduce acute symptoms (such as fever). Further evidence is needed regarding effect on long term Covid outcomes

Interstitial Lung Disease Isolation and Social Distancing Respiratory Conditions

Shielding, and specific issues if unwell with Covid 19