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Instructed in factors that increase the risk of hypertension such as age, race, family history, stress, high sodium intake, high cholesterol intake, obesity and a sedentary life style.
Instructed in proper skin care, focusing on areas prone to abnormalities.
Instructed in a safe, hazard free enviroment, to keep clear pathways, remove scatter rugs, and provide adequate lighting.
Taught that insufficient insulin may lead to high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia).
Instructed on the importance of taking Sensipar on a daily basis, at the same time each day, in order to get the most benefit from it.
Taught that exposure to extreme temperatures may constitute as a precipitating factor of Angina Pectoris.
Taught the patient how to care of wound and dressing changes. The patient was instructed to care for drains if he/she was discharged with them. The patient was advised to avoid lifting anything over 10 pounds for the first 6 weeks.
The patient was instructed in cataract surgery need to wear an eye shield at night for 2 to 6 weeks to avoid eye injury, warn that depth perception may be lost and 50% of peripheral vision will be lost because of the eye patch. The patient was advised to avoid falls by turning the head fully to the affected side to view objects. The patient was taught to use up-and-down head movements to judge stairs and oncoming objects and to move slowly. The patient was recommended to wear dark glasses during the day to avoid pupil constriction and glare.
Patient instructed on stress avoidance techniques such as: listening to relaxing music, meditation, distracting oneself from the stressor/s, and to engage in immersive yet relaxing activities.
Instructed instructed call your doctor if you notice if around your stoma any redness, swelling, irritation, bleeding, green discharge or food.