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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 349-351

Home management and self-monitoring in a patient with chronic asthma suffering from mild COVID-19 : A case report

1 Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research Centre, Mysuru, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Plastic Surgery, Vijaya Ortho and Trauma Centre, Belagavi, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Ms. Latika Rohilla
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector -12, Chandigarh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijrc.ijrc_58_21

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The second wave of COVID-19 in India during mid-February has brought an unwarranted fear due to high morbidity and mortality. Instead of being perceived as a panic situation, the depleting medical resources of the country warrant better self-monitoring and medical compliance by the people with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 infection. This strategy can help in diverting the limited medical aid to those who are suffering with severe COVID-19 infection. As a ray of positivity, we report mild COVID-19 in a patient with a history of severe asthma. The patient successfully managed herself at home with remote medical consultation, medication compliance, intensive self-monitoring, and self-proning as key measures.

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