Medical facilities to tightening the screening process for patients and relatives

Cập nhật: 07-04-2020 | 10:02:30

Facing the complicated situation of the Covid-19 epidemic, the Department of Health has been drastically implementing preventive activities to the medical facilities in the area, tightening the process of welcoming and screening people for diseases, relatives for prevention and control of epidemics.

Patients to medical care, pending the results are Hoan My Hospital, Van Phuc 1 seat layout 2m prescribed to prevent and combat Covid-19. Photo: Tuong Vy

Strictly implement the screening process

As noted by reporters at the Hoan My Van Phuc Hospital - Clinic 1, the screening, segregation of case isolation has been implemented by the hospital since before. To control, right from the beginning, the 3 gates of the hospital were transformed into 1 entrance and 1 exit. Accordingly, at gate No. 2, the hospital held a body temperature test, gave instructions on the rules of wearing a mask in public places, sanitized hands with hand sanitizer solution quickly.

For patients with excessively high body temperature, medical staff will be directed to the private area to conduct further exploitation of medical information and screening. After the epidemiological factors are exploited, patients with suspected symptoms related to the Covid-19 disease will be transferred to the isolation clinic with strict control procedures to minimize the risk of cross-infection. to the community or health workers. Patients with infectious factors will be arranged in a separate parking area, using their own wheelchairs and private hospital transfers.

For health workers, the hospital has been equipped with all necessary protective equipment, such as N95 respirator, safety glasses, specialized protective suits, disinfectant hand sanitizer solution at all departments, corridors and elevators ... Hospital staff are required to make a medical report on the hospital-created app to help the Board of Directors manage the staff's travel history and risk of infection.

To mobilize collective strength, the Board of Directors organized a training course on the reception, channeling and management of patients with suspected Covid-19 infection. In particular, the hospital is divided into 2 training sessions with the participation of 100% of staff, including: Intensive training for health workers including doctors, nurses, midwives, technicians, and pharmacy Doctors and office workers. Training for support staff such as security guards, parking lot staff, cleaning assistants, drivers, cafeteria staff, outdoor workers, maintenance staff. Other concurrent activities also took place: Inpatients and sick relatives were deployed to make medical declarations, promulgating regulations not to visit visits during the anti-epidemic golden period, keeping a safe distance of 2m for the whole population, customer and staff, enhance surface hygiene with a specialized disinfectant solution ...

Currently, the prevention and control of epidemics in health facilities is being put on top, especially hospitals and health workers are an important factor in this tough battle. At An Phu General Hospital, a procedure for screening of Covid-19 patients has been issued. Talk to us, CKI doctor. Hoang Nhu Phuc, the department of emergency resuscitation, said the procedure was issued to unify the screening and management of patients suspected of having Covid-19 infection to visit the hospital. Each day the hospital receives about 300-400 patients to visit and treat. Follow the procedure, in the hospital lobby area, the patient supervision staff wears a mandatory mask, measures body temperature, disinfects hands with a quick hand sanitizer solution and is instructed on the method of preventing Covid-19 disease. . One-step admission to patients with symptoms such as cough, fever, runny nose, sore throat, chest tightness, shortness of breath, body aches and a history of contact or care for people infected with Covid-19, epidemiological areas, from overseas ... After that, diversion after screening. Thus, after the examiner has been screened, if it is determined that there is no epidemiological factor related to the Covid-19 epidemic, the medical staff instructs the transfer of the person to visit the common examination area. If an epidemiological factor is detected, the hospital will report it to health authorities or the hotline. In order to perform well the prevention and control of Covid-19 disease, according to the reporter's observation at the normal medical examination room, the hospital arranged a medical examination room in the room with only one examination table in the examination room. examine 2 people at the same time in the examination room and the sitting distance is 2m.

Limiting disease

Along with the private health system, previous public health facilities also tightened organizational processes, patient segmentation and relatives. At the Thuan An City Health Center, splitting and screening are also done at the entrance. All people who have returned from the affected area, who have been in contact with someone infected with Covid-19, who have symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of breath, are taken to the screening clinic on their own with 1 doctor and 1 Nursing charge, who have passed screening is attached confirmation ring. Ms. Vuong Tuyet Thanh, from Lai Thieu Ward (Thuan An City), said: “Listening to the radio and newspapers talking about the Covid-19 epidemic, I was very afraid to go to a crowded place, especially at the hospital. When I came here I was no longer afraid, the staff inquired kindly, asked me to wash my hands, measure my temperature before going to the clinic ”.

At the provincial General Hospital, in order to strictly comply with the regulations of the medical industry on the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic, the hospital always issues a notice requiring patients and family members to wear masks, if not cooperating then the medical staff will refuse to serve. Dr. Van Quang Tan, Director of the Provincial General Hospital, said: “If the patient has a fever, the manifestation from the epidemiological zone immediately goes to the consultation clinic, then proceeds to exploit the file, transferred along the corridor, with a car to take patients straight to the clinic isolated on medical. The patient does not enter the medical examination department but follows a separate path for hospital safety. During the anti-epidemic gold phase, the hospital announced a temporary cessation of visits; require each patient to have only one family member to take care of to restrict people from entering and leaving, to widen distances and prevent infection in hospitals”

Reported by Kim Ha – Translated by Vi Bao

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