A rough guide to measuring pulse and respiratory rate
In coming weeks we'll be doing more telephone and video consultations. Most patients with coronavirus will experience mild illness and shouldn't need to contact us. However, for those with more serious disease we will be conducting remote triage by phone and video.
Two crucial pieces of information for us will be the patient's pulse and respiratory rate.
In this brief video by Dr Preest, he shows you how to check pulse and respiratory rate. Please take a look now. You or your family may be asked for this information, should you need to contact us in coming weeks and months.