After the next phase of Covid prevailed in India. It has affected numerous people. And amid this, there has been a rapid rise in the cases resulting to numerous deaths. The country is presently facing a shortage of oxygen, and the reason for this is that after this phase started many people are complaining about the problem of breathlessness. Which has now become a major issue.
At present 29 lakh cases have been reported. And Twitter is also flooded with messages, asking people for finding oxygen. In such situations when many people who have been suspected with the symptoms of covid. And are in-home quarantine, We are sharing some tips that one should follow if you notice a change or dip in their oxygen levels. The solution is simple and that is CALLED prone positioning to manage oxygen levels.
So what is Prone positioning?
The prone posture is a posture with a lying face-down position. In this, the chest should be raised, and one should follow practicing rapid breathing. It also called the ‘prone ventilator method’ and shows to improve oxygen levels.
Here is a guide on how to do the prone method so check it out below shared by Dr. Simal Soin shared on her Twitter account. Captioned as: Oxygen saturation can become the difference between home-care & hospitalization for COVID patients.
Check the video below:
Further, let us tell that this method can be a substitute if your oxygen level drips, while waiting for an ambulance or medical help.