COVID-19: how a self-monitoring checklist can empower early intervention and slow disease progression

Christopher L. Cummings, Craig S. Miller

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Abstract

The SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus pandemic has revealed many scientific, social, and institutional challenges required to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals stricken by this disease. While organizations and governing institutions have risen to the task to concurrently prepare for and respond to this pandemic under conditions of high uncertainty and extreme pressure, another important aspect of this viral infection deserves attention and is not being fully considered, that is early intervention strategies and structured tools for individuals who test positive for the virus and begin developing symptoms. For those whose infection is progressing, we describe the potential benefits of a self-monitoring tool for use in combination with physician directed early medical interventions to slow COVID-19 progression.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-183
Number of pages3
JournalEnvironment Systems and Decisions
Volume41
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2021

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© 2021, The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature.

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • Early intervention
  • Risk
  • Risk response

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science (all)

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