Baby monitors used to observe COVID-19 patients

It reduces doctors' risk of infection and preserves limited PPE stock, says US infectious diseases specialist Dr Stephen Parodi

Hospital staff are using baby monitors to keep an eye on COVID-19 patients in an attempt to reduce their own risk of infection, according to a US infectious diseases specialist.

Dr Stephen Parodi
Dr Stephen Parodi.

Dr Stephen Parodi, incident commander of hospital network Kaiser Permanente’s national response to COVID-19, says baby monitors reduce the number of staff going into a patient’s