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Teachings for Nurses & Patients

Albuterol Teaching 110

Instructed to perform oral inhalation correctly: Shake the inhaler. Clear nasal passages and throat. Breathe out, expelling as much air from lungs as possible. Place mouthpiece well into mouth as dose from inhaler is released and inhale deeply. Hold breath for several seconds, remove mouthpiece and exhale slowly. Or, inhaler may be held about 1 inch (two finger widths) from open mouth; inhale while dose is released.

Infection Teaching 328

Instructed patient about infections are commonly produced by bacterias or viruses. Once diagnosed most infections can be treated with antibiotics.

Tracheostomy Teaching 447

Instructed patient how to reinsert the inner cannula and securely lock it into place.

Hypertension Teaching 493

Patient was instructed on hypertension. Decrease blood flow to certain organs in the body can cause damage leading to coronary artery disease, heart attack, and abnormal heartbeat, stroke, kidney (renal) failure, peripheral arterial disease, eye damage (retinopathy).

COPD Teaching 833

Instructed on some signs/symptoms of respiratory infection, such as: cough (may be productive) and malaise, among others.

Labetalol Teaching 910

Taught that Labetalol works by blocking the effect of certain natural chemicals on the heart and blood vessels.

Miscellaneous Teaching 966

Instructed on the importance of getting adequate rest and eating well-balanced meals in order to decrease susceptibility to infections.

Angina pectoris Teaching 1106

Taught that nicotine inhaling may constitute as a precipitating factor of Angina Pectoris.

Alprazolam Teaching 1294

Skilled nurse recommend small frequent meals while taking alprazolam.

Lexapro Teaching 1670

Instructed patient in medication Lexapro is an oral drug that is used for treating depression and generalized anxiety disorder. Side effects Nausea, dry mouth, trouble sleeping, constipation, tiredness, drowsiness, dizziness, and increased sweating may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor promptly.