Primary care teams use oximeters to monitor COVID-19 patients

Patients use an oximeter to measure and report their blood oxygen saturation level. Patients use an oximeter to measure and report their blood oxygen saturation level.

Primary care teams use oximeters to monitor COVID-19 patients

For Elise Thomsen, it began with a searing headache behind the eyes. Three hours later, she received a phone call from her son’s daycare, warning of a COVID-19 outbreak, and Thomsen knew she had it.

“It started like a bad flu. After 10 days I thought I was better, then it came back with a vengeance, and I started coughing really badly. I was gasping for breath and losing my sense of smell. Then I went to the emergency room,” said a now-recovered Thomsen, who lives in London with her young son....

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