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Instructed in new medication Metaproterenol sulfate, to manage bronchial asthma. In addition, warned of possible S/E such as vertigo, headache, nervousness, dry and irritated throat, vomiting, nausea, dry mouth, etc.
Instructed patient on the steps to follow to prevent a heart attack or stroke by: maintaining proper cholesterol and triglyceride levels, exercise regularly, proper diet, keeping all MD appointments.
Instructed patient to sit or lie down prior to taking NTG, as this medication dilates arteries increasing blood supply to the heart, and dizziness or fainting may occur.
Instructed in the importance of exercise. This avoids phlebitis, decubitus ulcer, pneumonia, fractures, depression, urinary complications, muscle weakness and atrophy and constipation.
Taught that reducing cholesterol and triglycerides help prevent strokes and heart attacks.
Instructed on the importance of having both her blood sugar level and blood pressure monitored on a daily basis, as directed by MD.
Instructed on some signs/symptoms of depression, such as: tiredness, listlessness and loss of interest in normal activities, among others.
Actonel slows bone loss while increasing bones mass, which may prevent bone fractures.
The patient was taught in hypertension in what way and at what time to take blood pressure measurements using home monitoring equipment. The patient was instructed to take blood pressure at the same time each day, have a record of blood pressure readings. The patient was encouraged the importance of evading all tobacco products. The patient was advised the need to stop obesity.
Instructed caregiver vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy is intended to manage the environment of surgical incisions that continue to drain following sutured or stapled closure by maintaining a closed environment and removing exudates via the application of negative pressure wound therapy