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General teaching Teaching 29

Instructed in calling to MD and notify any symptoms.

Allopuriniol Teaching 233

Instructed patient about the uses of Allopuriniol. This medication is used to treat Gout, hyperuricemia associated with malignancies and calcium calculi.

Urinary Tract Infection Teaching 291

Instructed patient about S/S of possible urinary tract infection, such as, back pain, burning, oliguria, dysuria, retention, fever, etc.

Cardiac Teaching 407

Instructed patient about complications requiring medical intervention associated with hypertension, such as: SOB, blurred vision, headache and extreme weakness.

Wound Care Teaching 545

Patient was instructed on the risk and factors that contribute to the development of pressure ulcers, such as malnutrition, dehydration, impaired mobility, chronic conditions, impaired sensation, infection, advance age and pressure ulcer present.

Diabetes Teaching 895

Instructed on some signs and/or symptoms of high blood sugar, such as: dizziness, vomiting and abdominal cramps.

Crestor Teaching 927

Taught that Crestor should be taken regularly, at the same time each day and as directed by MD, in order to get the most benefit from it.

Angina pectoris Teaching 1090

Taught that constipation, accompanied by excessive straining, may constitute as a precipitating factor of Angina Pectoris.

Endometriosis Teaching 1435

The patient was instructed in endometriosis and to deal with a future hysterectomy. The patient was taught pain management offering alternative methods to deal with chronic pain

Fall precautions Teaching 2009

RN performed supervision with HHA present and reviewed that the HHA Care Plan is followed as ordered. Patient is satisfied with rendered services. RN instructed patient and caregiver on strategies that can significantly help decrease the risk of a fall such as: skid - proof mats or strips in the shower and bathtub, removal of furniture that can slip away if grabbed accidentally for support, supportive non - slip footwear and not walking in stocking feet. RN also explained that side effects of most medications taking can cause dizziness and advised to immediately report the occurrence of dizziness so that it can be addressed by physician. Patient and caregiver voiced understanding of all instructions given.