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Hygiene Teaching 10

Instructed in the importance of bathing to preserve personal hygiene and skin integrity. Instructed to keep skin clean and dry.

Tracheostomy Teaching 803

Instructed patient Don't let condensation accumulate in the oxygen delivery tubing.

Lamictal Teaching 925

Taught that Lamictal may be used to help prevent the extreme mood swings of bipolar disorder in people age 18 and older.

isosorbide Teaching 1324

Side effects of isorsobide mn are headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, nausea or vomiting may occur as your body adjusts to this medication. Headache is often a sign that this medication is working; treat it with an aspirin or non-aspirin pain reliever as recommended by your doctor. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Bone Cancer Teaching 1379

The patient was instructed in bone cancer that has undergone extremity save that he or she will no recover preoperative manner and will be partially disabled.

Teaching 1520

SN advised patient and caregiver to report the development of a late skin rash with symptoms of fever, fatique, and sore throat. Caregiver verbalized understanding of instructions given.

Blood Sugar Teaching 1623

Instructed patient use sugar in moderation. Consider lower sugar options if available, fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grain foods are good sources of fiber, drink plenty of water, use less salt.

Colostomy Teaching 1714

Instructed patient Call your doctor if the skin around your stoma: Pulls back, Is red or raw, has a rash, is dry, hurts or burns, swells or pushes out.

Plaquenil Teaching 1977

SN instructed about the Plaquenil. Some people taking this medication over long periods of time or at high doses have developed irreversible damage to the retina of the eye. Stop taking hydroxychloroquine and call your doctor at once if you have trouble focusing, if you see light streaks or flashes in your vision, or if you notice any swelling or color changes in your eyes.

Low fat diet Teaching 2008

RN instructed on low fat diet for treatment of high cholesterol and triglyceride levels. RN explained patient to avoid foods that are rich in fat / cholesterol, choose only lean meat and avoid the fat, eat more fish and poultry, have baked / broiled red meats, fish or poultry instead of fried, use low-fat or fat-free milk, try fat-free or low fat cottage cheese or yogurt in place of cream and sour cream, have steamed vegetables and dress salads with lemon juice, fat free mayonnaise or fat free dressing. RN also instructed patient that Atorvastatin reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, while increasing levels of "good" cholesterol and is used to lower cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood and therefore it is used to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack and other heart complications in people with diabetes, coronary heart disease or other risk factors.