Instructed patient what to do if a person has trouble breathing The most common reason for breathing problems, other than an illness, is that the trach tube becomes plugged with dried mucus. Making sure to provide enough humidity can help prevent this problem. However, if the trach does become plugged, try to remove the plug by suctioning.
Instructed patient on signs and symptoms that indicate a need for suctioning include: Nasal flaring (which is seen when the nostril flares out when a person breaths in) Change in skin color from normal to pale or blue Changes in activity, such as if a child is upset or inconsolable, or appears to be sleepy Increased coughing.
Instructed patient on signs and symptoms that indicate a need for suctioning include: Seeing mucus in the opening of the trach tube or hearing mucus in the airway Increased respiratory rate or effort Retractions (which is seen when the skin between the ribs pulls in while breathing.
Instructed patient go easy on fat. Avoid high-fat foods, fried and greasy foods, and fatty sauces and gravies. Instead, choose nonfat or low-fat foods. Read labels and look for foods with 3 grams of fat or less a serving.
Instructed patient stay active during your recovery. Be sure to start slowly and increase your activity little by little,do not stand or sit in the same spot for too long. Move around a little bit. Walking is a good exercise for the lungs and heart. Take it slowly at first.
SN instructed patient if PICC line accidentally comes out place a sterile gauze pad on the site and press firmly until the bleeding has stopped ( 2 o 5 minutes ), after the bleeding stops, apply antibiotic ointment and a bandage snugly, then call your nurse or doctor
Instructed patient t is very important to prevent infection,which might require removal of the PICC line. The nurse will show you how to keep your supplies sterile, so no germs will enter the catheter and cause an infection.
Patient was instructed about another reason to get your blood sugar levels under control and keep them that way doing so can help you avoid many diabetes skin problems, still, skin conditions related to this disease are common. As many as 1 out of 3 people with diabetes will have one. Fortunately, most can be or successfully treated before they turn into a serious problem.
Instructed patient exercise regularly to reduce stress and improve the quality of your life. Take steps to help prevent HIV-related fatigue. SN instructed patient don't smoke. People with HIV are more likely to have a heart attack or get lung cancer. Cigarette smoking can raise these risks even more.
Instructed patient eat a healthy, balanced diet to keep your immune system strong. Heart-healthy eating can help prevent some of the problems, such as high cholesterol, that can be caused by treatment for HIV. Instructed patient how to deal with the weight loss that HIV infection can cause. Learn how to handle food properly to avoid getting food poisoning.