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Instructed to store medications properly. Instructed to read the label for storage instructions.
Patient was instructed on Osteoporosis. If you find that you rarely eat fruits or vegetables, make it a goal to include a serving or two at each meal. Only
Patient was instructed on Osteoporosis. The thicker your bones, the less likely the bones are to become thin enough to break. Young women in particular need to be aware of their risk for developing osteoporosis and take steps early to slow its progress and prevent complications.
Instructed on some signs/symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis, such as: morning stiffness, fatigue and weakness, among others.
The patient was instructed in emphysemathe importance of avoiding bronchopulmonary irritants such as cigarettes smoking, industrial air pollutants, dust, powders, perfumes, aerosol sprays. The patient was encouraged to use of bronchodilator nebulizers. The patient was taught in adaptive breathing techniques such as deep-breathing exercises, coughing techniques, pursed-lip breathing, and abdominal breathing. The patient was reviewed to avoid persons with infections, especially upper respiratory tract infections. The patient was advised the importance of taking vaccines for influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia. The patient was recommended on cleaning of all home respiratory equipment. The patient was taught in the importance of environmental control, avoid dry air, avoid going out in cold temperatures.
Partient is unable for diabetic care due to multiples functional limitation such as poor vision, poor eyes/ hand coordination. No caregiver available at this time.
Instructed patient a clean, dry work area should be identified to complete medication preparations and perform dressing changes.
Instructed patient Enterocutaneous fistulas (ECFs) can cause contents of the intestines or stomach to leak through a wound or opening in the skin. It also can cause: Dehydration, Diarrhea, and Malnutrition. Adequate protein and calories must be provided to maximize healing and minimize complications.
Sn instructed patient on ways to promote sleep. Such as avoiding stimulants such as caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol too close to bedtime. Stay away from large meals close to bedtime. Also dietary changes can cause sleep problems, if someone is struggling with a sleep problem, it's not a good time to start experimenting with spicy dishes. And, remember, chocolate has caffeine. Establish a regular relaxing bedtime routine. Try to avoid emotionally upsetting conversations and activities before trying to go to sleep. Don't dwell on, or bring your problems to bed. Associate your bed with sleep. It's not a good idea to use your bed to watch TV, listen to the radio, or read.
SN instructed patient / caregiver regarding medication Levaquin. SN taught patient / caregiver that levaquin is an antibiotic and that it is used to treat bacterial infections. SN explained to patient that taking levaquin can make the skin more sensitive to sunlight and also may cause swelling or tearing of a tendon. SN explained to patient / caregiver that the side effects of this medication includes headache, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, difficulty sleeping, dry mouth and ear problems. SN instructed patient to notify physician ( MD ) if experiencing persistence or worsening of side effects.