What is COVID-19?
Is the name of the coronavirus disease that originated in China’s outbreak in 2019. In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic.
The Incubation Period
The incubation period Is the time after exposure and before having symptoms that can appear two to 14 days after exposure. Generally the common signs and symptoms can include: Cough, Tiredness, Fever and may include a loss of taste or smell.
The patient can experience other symptoms like:
- Difficulty breathing
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- Runny nose
- Chest ache
The Infection with Coronavirus
It spreads mainly from one person to another within about 6 feet, or 2 meters. The virus spreads by respiratory droplets released when a person carrying the virus coughs, sneezes or talks. These droplets can be inhaled or land in the mouth, nose or eyes of a person nearby.
Tests and Diagnosis
In Turkey, if you develop symptoms of (COVID-19), you’ve been in contact with a COVID-19 patient, you are planning to travel or have a surgery or receive treatment in a hospital, you can contact your health advisor (ex. HealthPointWorld team) to arrange an appointment in the nearest hospital for the PCR test where a sample from the nose (nasopharyngeal swab) and throat (throat swab) is taken. The sample is then sent to the lab for testing and you can receive you results after 24 hours.
In Turkey everyone needs to obey the regulations of physical distancing and wearing masks. When you see (POSİTİF) on your PCR test result it means that you have Coronavirus, and the testing doctor give you a prescription of:
- Pain relievers and Antipyretic.
- Influenza and Cough medication.
- Immunity boost medication
- blood thinner
If you have mild symptoms, your doctor may recommend that you recover at home and all you need during your 14 days isolation
period is taking your medications, rest and fluid intake.
In the case of having severe symptoms this means that you may need to be treated in the hospital. We in HealthPointWorld can arrange finding the best hospital with experienced medical team, isolation units and ICUs for Covid-19 patients. A special ambulance with a specialized team will manage a safe transfer to the hospital.
COVID-19 patient out of Turkey
The patients in need to receive the proper treatment for Coronavirus in our university hospitals in Turkey, can benefit from our air ambulance services. HealthPointWorld team will arrange your treatment plan and your air ambulance from your country to the best hospital in Turkey.
Plasma therapy uses blood from people who’ve recovered from COVID-19 to help others recover, regarding that the recovered patient’s plasma has to the virus that causes it.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized convalescent plasma therapy for people with COVID-19. The FDA is allowing the use of it during the pandemic because there’s no approved vaccine for COVID-19.
In Turkey, don’t forget to get your (HES Kodu) which is the code provided by the ministry of health for every person living in Turkey. For more information or to get your HES code please contact us.
TRANSPORT DHE TRAJTIMI I PACIENTËVE
ME COVID-19 NË TURQI
HealthPointWorld mundëson transport dhe trajtim të specializuar të pacientëve të prekur me COVID-19 në Turqi.
Pacientëve do tu ofrohet udhëtimi me aeroplan të shoqëruar nën përkujdesjen e ekipit mjekësor nga Turqia.