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Hypertension Teaching 299
Instructed patient on the importance of incorporating fruits and vegetables to his/her diet to help managing hypertension.
Fall precautions Teaching 434
Patient instructed to try to rotate his/her body to the side or sitting position in the event of a fall.
Lovenox Teaching 1621
SN advised patient should call your doctor immediately if you notice any of the following: unusual bleeding or bleeding that lasts a long time, unusual bruising, signs of thrombocytopenia (such as a rash or dark spots under the skin), tingling or numbness (especially in the lower limbs), and muscular weakness.
Emergency preparedness Teaching 1921
Instructed on emergency preparedness. Planning ahead to ensure adequate care in case of severe weather or natural disaster is imperative. Here are a few key tips that warrant consideration in any elderly person’s disaster plan: Create an emergency contact card listing all of the emergency contact numbers and family information, including a list of doctors and relatives or friends who should be notified in case of injury. Discuss what to do in case of an emergency. Create a “disaster kit” that includes: Water for three days, Non-perishable food for three days (examples include protein and fruit bars, dried fruit, nuts, peanut butter, crackers, canned juices and canned food), plus a manual can opener Battery-operated radio with extra batteries, Flashlight with plenty of extra batteries Change of clothes, plus extra blankets First aid supplies, Prescription medicine list, plus copies of prescriptions Extra eyeglasses and hearing-aid batteries, Copies of medical insurance and Medicare cards, Some cash on hand, as a bank or ATM machine may be inaccessible Extra warm clothing
COPD Teaching 1554
Patient instructed about to controlled copd complications; avoid heavy lifting, avoid outdoors when it is too cold, hot, or humid. High humidity might cause you to become fatigued more quickly. Avoid breathing in quickly and deeply through your mouth after coughing.
Electrophysiology Study Cardiac Mapping Teaching 1431
The patient was instructed in electrophysiology study cardiac mapping on care of the puncture site. The patient was advised that bruising of and around the insertion site is normal. The patient was instructed in the importance of not smoking or using tobacco products. The patient was taught how to take the pulse for a full minute. The patient was advised the importance of leading a normal, productive life. The patient was instructed to understand what precautions to take at work and at home. The patient was advised the need to identify a health care facility near home and work.
Zocor Teaching 1767
SN instructed patient that Zocor( Simvastatin) may infrequently cause muscle problems , which can rarely lead to very serious conditions called rhabdomyolysis and autoimmune myopathy. Daily use of alcohol may increase your risk for liver problems, especially when combined with simvastatin.
Miscellaneous Teaching 968
Instructed on the importance of decreasing cholesterol intake as a measure aimed to reducing the risk of developing atherosclerosis.
Diabetes Teaching 1227
Instructed on some potential factors of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), such as: lack of food and excess insulin, among others.
Advair diskus Teaching 43
Instructed in new medication Advair diskus to manage asthma. In addition, warned of possible S/E such as sleep disorders, tremor, hypnagogic effects, compressed nerve syndromes, headache, pain, palpitations, pharyngitis, sinusitis, hoarseness (or dysphonia), rhinorrhea, rhinitis, sneezing, nasal irritation, blood in nasal mucosa, keratitis, conjunctivitis, eye redness, viral eye infections, congestion, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and discomfort, diarrhea, gastroenteritis, oral discomfort and pain, constipation, oral ulcerations, oral erythema and rashes, oral candidiasis, appendicitis, dental discomfort and pain, unusual taste, muscular pain, arthralgia, articular rheumatism, muscle stiffness, tightness, rigidity, bone and cartilage disorders, upper respiratory tract infection, upper respiratory tract inflammation, lower respiratory tract viral infection, bronchitis, cough, pneumonia, urticaria, flakiness, disorders of sweat and sebum, sweating, hives, viral infections, chest symptoms, fluid retention, bacterial infections, allergic reactions.