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Gallbladder surgery Teaching 1783
Instructed patient when to call your doctor although it's common to have some food-related symptoms after surgery, it is important to contact your surgeon if you experience the following symptoms, since they may be symptoms of a serious complication: No bowel movement for more than three days after surgery, inability to pass gas for more than three days after surgery, frequent diarrhea that lasts for more than three days after surgery.
Metoprolol Teaching 1671
Instructed patient in medication Metoprolol is used to treat high blood pressure. It also is used to prevent angina (chest pain) and to improve survival after a heart attack. If your doctor prescribes a low-salt or low-sodium diet, follow these directions carefully. Metoprolol may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: dizziness or lightheartedness, tiredness, depression, nausea and dry mouth.
Hyperglycemia Teaching 771
Patient was instructed on symptoms of hyperglycemia. Excessive hunger. inappropriate hunger or over eating. Excessive eating is called "polyphagia" (or hyperphagia) and can cause an increase in the appetite and excessive hunger for food.
Activity Intolerance Teaching 1185
Instructed on some signs/symptoms of activity intolerance in response to physical activity, such as: excessive increase/decrease in pulse rate.
Pain Management Teaching 670
Patient instructed in never ignore numbness or tingling as these sensations are often related to nerve compression, and they may be warning signs indicating serious injury that should always be seen by a physician.
Miscellaneous Teaching 986
Instructed on the importance of notifying physician, nurse or other health care provider immediately if rash, itching and/or swelling occur.
Alprazolam Teaching 1296
Skilled nurse teaches patient to avoid alcohol, smoking, and other cns depressants while taking alprazolam.
Wellbutrin Teaching 67
Instructed in new medication Wellbutrin to manage depression. In addition, warned of possible S/E such as headache, seizures, anxiety, confusion, delusions, euphoria, hostility, impaired sleep quality, insomnia, sedation, tremor, akinesia, akathisia, agitation, dizziness, fatigue, syncope, fever, arrhythmias, hypertension, hypotension, palpitations, tachycardia, auditory disturbances, blurred vision, dry mouth, taste disturbance, increased appetite, constipation, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, impotence, menstrual complaints, urinary frequency, urine retention, weight loss, weight gain, arthritis, pruritus, rash, cutaneous temperature disturbance, excessive diaphoresis, chills and decreased libido. Advised to avoid prolonged sun exposure and to use sun block.
Fall precautions Teaching 219
Instructed patient to place a night-light along the route between the bedroom and bathroom.
Pacemaker Teaching 301
Instructed patient about pacemaker, which is an electronic device that causes the heart to beat by releasing a small electrical discharge.