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Instructed patient on possible complications linked to diabetes such as, kidney, bladder and heart disorders, strokes, eye complications, peripheral vascular and nervous system disorders.
Instructed patient about common risk factors associated with heart disease such as: smoking, family history, hypertension, stress and diet.
Taught that Hyzaar is used to treat congestive heart failure and to help protect the kidneys from damage due to diabetes.
Taught that there are two types of depression: endogenous depression (genetic and not triggered by an event) and exogenous depression (caused by an event such as loss of a loved one).
Instructed on some signs/symptoms of activity intolerance in response to physical activity, such as: excessive increase/decrease in pulse rate.
Instructed to don't take medications unless you understand instructions for using them safely.
The patient was instructed in testicular cancer in the importance of performing testicular self-examination monthly to identify new or repeated tumors. The patient was instructed that the examination is best done after a warm shower or bath when the scrotum is relaxed. The patient was instructed to do the examination in standing position.
Skilled nurse instructed patient about medication Oxycodone is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Never share the medicine with another person. Misuse narcotic pain medication can use addiction overdose, or death, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription. Common Oxycodone side effects may include: mild drowsiness, headache, dizziness, tired feeling; stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, loss of appetite, dry mouth, or mild itching.
Instructed patient Lifting: You should not put too much strain on your sternum while it is healing. Avoid lifting, pushing, or pulling anything heavier than 10 pounds for six weeks after surgery. This includes carrying children, groceries,suitcases, mowing the grass, vacuuming, and moving furniture. Don’t hold your breath during any activity, especially when lifting anything or when using the rest
SN instructed about Ventolin HFA ( albuterol sulfate inhalation aerosol ) is a bronchodilator used to treat or prevent bronchospasm in people with reversible obstructive airway disease. Ventolin HFA is also used to prevent exercise - induced bronchospasm. Ventolin HFA is an albuterol inhaler that helps relieve bronchospasm and its symptoms. Ventolin HFA acts within minutes, and symptom relief should last 4 to 6 hours. Albuterol treats bronchospasm by quickly opening the airways within your lungs to ease breathing during an asthma attack.