Amoxicillin Teaching 19
Instructed in new medication Amoxicillin and in S/E such as lethargy, hallucinations, seizures, anxiety, confusion, agitation, depression, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, glossitis, stomatitis, gastritis, abdominal pain, enterocolitis, pseudomembranous colitis, black tongue, interstitial nephritis, nephropathy, vaginitis, anemia, thrombocytopenia, thrombocytopenic purpura, eosinophilia, leukopenia, hemolytic anemia, agranulocytosis, hypersensitivity reactions, anaphylaxis, and overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms.
Notify MD if rash, fever, or chills develop. A rash is the most common allergic reaction, especially if allopurinol is also being taken.
Wound Care Teaching 157
Instructed in refusal to observe wound care or participate with care if they feel unable/uncomfortable with this procedure.
Hypoglycemia Teaching 776
Patient was instructed on how to avoid hypoglycemia. Avoid fasting, eating irregular meals and chronic binge drinking to maintain a more constant blood sugar level. To limit the risk of developing hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia, eat a diet that provides a slow and regular release of sugar.
Hurricane Teaching 224
Instructed patient that during a hurricane he/she should not be alone. Patient should go to a relative, family member or friend house until it is safe to return to his/her house. In the event that the patient has no family or friends he/she should go to the closest shelter for proper assistance.
Constipation Teaching 996
Instructed on some measures aimed to controlling/managing constipation, such as: eat a diet high in fiber and exercise regularly, as directed by MD.
Electrophysiology Study Cardiac Mapping Teaching 1431
The patient was instructed in electrophysiology study cardiac mapping on care of the puncture site. The patient was advised that bruising of and around the insertion site is normal. The patient was instructed in the importance of not smoking or using tobacco products. The patient was taught how to take the pulse for a full minute. The patient was advised the importance of leading a normal, productive life. The patient was instructed to understand what precautions to take at work and at home. The patient was advised the need to identify a health care facility near home and work.
Constipation Teaching 115
Instructed in measures to prevent constipation: increasing fluids, eating a diet high in fiber, and avoiding foods with sugars (pasta, pastries, cheese, rice, etc.).
Lyrica Teaching 892
Taught that Lyrica works best when the amount of medicine in the body is kept at a constant level; therefore, it is best to take this medication at evenly spaced intervals throughout the day.
Skin Care Teaching 1658
Instructed caregiver clean patient's skin daily: Clean the patient's skin around your tube 1 to 2 times each day.
Good nutrition is one of the keys to good health. This means making sure you regularly eat foods that have a lot of vitamins and minerals in them, as well as foods that are not high in fat. You should drink milk every day to give your bones the calcium that makes them strong.