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Atenolol Teaching 220

Instructed patient about Atenolol and why it should be stored away from light, moisture and should be placed in a cool enviroment.

Depression Teaching 400

Instructed patient that depression is more frequent in people with chronic or severe medical illness and also with substance abuse.

Fall precautions Teaching 441

Instructed about the importance to use an assistive device all the time, while walking and transfer, to prevent falls and possible fractures.

Angina pectoris Teaching 843

Taught that maintaining a quit environment is aimed to reducing/controlling an episode of Angina Pectoris.

Parkinson Teaching 1035

Taught that lack of dopamine causes the symptoms of Parkinson

Diabetes Teaching 1237

Instructed on some signs/symptoms of Diabetes Mellitus (DM), such as: excessive thirst, fatigue and increased urination.

Hypoplastic Teaching 1390

Instruct the patient in the aplastic anemia and its causes. Encouraged the importance to avoiding contact to persons known to have serious infections, trauma, abrasions, and breakdown of the skin which could lead to infection. Encouraged that antibiotics must be taken for the entire period prescribed. Encouraged the need to maintain a well-balanced diet.

Lovenox Teaching 1622

SN advised patient most common side effects from the use of Lovenox are mild pain, irritation, bruising, or redness of the skin at the site of injection. Other common side effects include bleeding, anemia, diarrhea, and nausea.

HIV Teaching 1791

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.

Ophthalmic erythromycin Teaching 1915

SN instructed patient / caregiver that Ophthalmic erythromycin is used to treat bacterial infections of the eye. It is also used to prevent bacterial infections of the eye in newborn babies. Erythromycin is in a class of medications called macrolide antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria that cause infections. Erythromycin eye ointment may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these, symptoms are severe or do not go away, redness, itching, stinging, or burning of the eye.