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Hyperthermia Teaching 1616
SN instructed on hyperthermia. Explained that hyperthermia is when the body's core temperature is below the normal and one start to shiver tremendously which and can turn worse into a glassy stare, pale in color, even frost bite, also altered mental status if severe enough. If by chance pt or any loved one was to start experiencing this, and if in wet clothes, one must get out of them into warm dry clothes. Gradually start warming the body with blankets and avoid giving any liquids if in the stage of altered mental state, due to possibility of person going unconscious. Never give person alcohol, or anything with caffeine. Skin to skin contact can help bring ones body temperature up. If frost bit occurs, one can warm body part usually fingers and toes up in warm to hot water up to 110degrees by soaking for awhile, if person is going to moved out of warm place do not re-warm feet just apply 4x4's in-between toes to avoid them sticking to each other.
Depression Teaching 969
Instructed on some measures aimed to controlling/managing depression, such as: encourage patient to set realistic goals and recognize and praise even minor accomplishments, among others.
Diabetic Foot Care Teaching 335
Instructed patient on never walking barefoot to prevent cuts and burns and also to wear sleepers at night when getting up.
Sensipar Teaching 914
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.
Hypoglycemia Teaching 777
Patient was instructed on how to avoid hypoglycemia. Start off every day with a healthy breakfast containing fruits, vegetables and high fiber foods such as oatmeal. Eat frequent small meals (rich in complex carbs, protein and fiber) throughout the day.
HTN-stroke Teaching 340
Instructed patient that every day his/her blood pressure is too high, the chances of having a stroke increases.
Vitamin B1 Teaching 103
Instructed in Vitamin B1 and in S/E such as weakness, restlessness, nauseas, uriticaria, pruritus, tenderness, and ?induration after IM administration. .
Advair diskus Teaching 43
Instructed in new medication Advair diskus to manage asthma. In addition, warned of possible S/E such as sleep disorders, tremor, hypnagogic effects, compressed nerve syndromes, headache, pain, palpitations, pharyngitis, sinusitis, hoarseness (or dysphonia), rhinorrhea, rhinitis, sneezing, nasal irritation, blood in nasal mucosa, keratitis, conjunctivitis, eye redness, viral eye infections, congestion, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and discomfort, diarrhea, gastroenteritis, oral discomfort and pain, constipation, oral ulcerations, oral erythema and rashes, oral candidiasis, appendicitis, dental discomfort and pain, unusual taste, muscular pain, arthralgia, articular rheumatism, muscle stiffness, tightness, rigidity, bone and cartilage disorders, upper respiratory tract infection, upper respiratory tract inflammation, lower respiratory tract viral infection, bronchitis, cough, pneumonia, urticaria, flakiness, disorders of sweat and sebum, sweating, hives, viral infections, chest symptoms, fluid retention, bacterial infections, allergic reactions.
Hypothyroidism Teaching 282
Instructed patient about the many causes of hypothyroidism, which are: autoimmune disorders, radioactive therapy, thyroid surgery, congenital defects, inflammation and viral infections of the thyroid gland.
Angina pectoris Teaching 843
Taught that maintaining a quit environment is aimed to reducing/controlling an episode of Angina Pectoris.