Pulse oximetry to detect early deterioration of patients with COVID-19 in primary and community care settings

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These documents set out principles to support self-monitoring, using pulse oximetry, of patients with confirmed or possible COVID-19.

Translated versions of the COVID-19 diary are available.

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This is suggested content for a COVID-19 diary that patients with confirmed or possible COVID-19 could use to support self-monitoring.

Updated 12 January 2022.

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Downloadable leaflet on what is and how to use a pulse oximeter.

Published 12 January 2021

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This document supports the remote monitoring, using pulse oximetry, of patients with confirmed or possible COVID-19. It is designed for patients in primary and community health settings, and can also be used for patients who are at an early stage of the disease and sent home from A&E or discharged following short hospital admissions.

Published 11 June 2020. Updated 12 January 2021.