Presentations that require an intervention and/or follow up care where COVID 19 is not identified through screening.
Many of these presentations will require direct contact with the patient inside the social distance requirement. Appropriate PPE is therefore required. This includes gloves, fluid resistant apron, surgical facemask and eye protection. Follow FAR CPGs after donning PPE.
To minimise droplet infection, patients who are screened as COVID 19 positive should be offered a surgical facemask and requested to don it. These patients may or may not require a direct clinical intervention therefore they should be cared for under two protocols;
First aid care in the workplace may have one of five outcomes;