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Hysterectomy Teaching 1466
The patient was instructed in hysterectomy radical to care for the incision with general hygiene and daily bathing. The patient was advised to evade constipation by taking mild laxatives and stool softeners. The patient was taught to care of the suprapubic catheter. The patient was reviewed that no interaction tampons, douching, or tub baths. The patient was explained that menstruation will no longer happen.
Depression Teaching 17
Instructed to contact your doctor or go to your local hospital or emergency room, if you are in an immediate serious despression crisis.
Infection Teaching 324
Instructed patient about infection, which is the invasion and multiplication of microorganisms in body tissues.
Procardia Teaching 807
Instructed in use of Procardia to control chest pain and high blood pressure.
Hypertension Teaching 866
Taught that lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems.
Insulin Teaching 741
Patient was instructed on diabetes with illness. Taking the medications, testing the blood glucose levels, and staying hydrated are all parts of managing the diabetes during sick days.
Activity Intolerance Teaching 1162
Taught that putting most frequently used items within easy reach is a measure aimed to increasing tolerance in response to increased physical activity.
Low blood pressure Teaching 1917
SN instructed caregiver that symptoms of low blood pressure may include: blurry vision, confusion, dizziness, fainting (syncope), lightheadedness, nausea or vomiting, sleepiness, weakness. Treatment depends on the cause of your low blood pressure and your symptoms. If any symptoms from a drop in blood pressure, lie patient down right away, then raise patient's feet above heart level.
Levothyroxine Teaching 889
Instructed on the importance of taking Levothyroxine at the same time each day, as directed by MD, in order to get the most benefit from it.
Foot care Teaching 631
Patient was instructed about the skin damage: the skin may be dry and cracked because of high glucose levels, and cracked skin means it's easier for bacteria to get under the skin and harder for infections to heal. Use a small amount of skin lotion daily, to be sure the feet feel dry - not damp or sticky - afterwards. Try not to get the lotion in between the toes. Keep the toenails trimmed and filed smooth to avoid ingrown toenails. Further teaching is needed.