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Covid-19: A Remote Assessment in Primary Care

Published time: 25 March 2020

Authors: Trisha Greenhalgh, Gerald Choon Huat Koh, Josip Car


This article will present some guiding principles on how to choose between telephone and video appointments, how to conduct a “query covid” consultation remotely, and considerations when arranging follow-up and next steps. It does not cover remote triage or how to set up video consulting in your practice. This article is intended as a broad orientation to a COVID-19 consultation. It does not cover every clinical eventuality, and should not be used as an official guideline for the management of a COVID-19 patient. National and local guidance is being urgently produced, and further research is being undertaken on specific aspects of management such as the use of antibiotics.

Covid-19 a remote assessment in primary care



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