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
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.