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Pulse oximetry to help manage COVID-19

24 Feb 2021
Patient Safety & IPC

The use of pulse oximeters to remotely monitor people at risk of COVID-19 in care homes is part of a major national NHS programme. Find out why oxygen saturation levels are an important indicator in the management of the disease, and how COVID Oximetry @home and COVID virtual wards are being rolled out across the country.

Speakers
Caroline O'Keeffe, Clinical Lead for Urgent and Unscheduled Care - North Hampshire CCG
Matthew Inada-Kim, National Clinical Director for Infection, Antimicrobial Resistance & Deterioration - NHSE&I
Alison Tavaré, Clinical Lead for West of England AHSN and Regional Clinical Lead, CO@home - West of England AHSN
Tara Sood, Emergency Medicine Consultant - Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust