Diseases Process

Shingles Teaching 2556

SN instructed on the signs and symptoms of herpes zoster also known as Shingles are having a rash or lesion that has appeared. Herpes zoster is sometimes confused with herpes simplex, and, occasionally, with impetigo, contact dermatitis, folliculitis, scabies, insect bites, papular urticaria, candidal infection, dermatitis herpetiformitis, and drug eruptions. Herpes zoster/ shingles are painful, blister like formation on one side of the body following a nerve path.

Nutrition Teaching 2554

Instructed patient about TPN administers proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals. It aims to prevent and restore nutritional deficits, allowing bowel rest while supplying adequate caloric intake and essential nutrients, and removing antigenic mucosal stimuli

Chronic Kidney Disease Teaching 2530

Instructed patient how is chronic kidney disease treated. Control your blood sugar if you have diabetes. Keep a healthy blood pressure. Follow a low-salt, low-fat diet. Exercise at least 30 minutes on most days of the week. Keep a healthy weight. Do not smoke or use tobacco.

Cholesterol Teaching 2528

Patient instructed uncontrollable risk factors for high cholesterol are age, family history, and gender. Instructed risk factors that he can control are weight, diet, and activity. Instructed patient to maintain ideal weight, avoid foods high in cholesterol and exercise for at least 30 minutes per day to lower risk of high cholesterol. Patient verbalized understanding.

Shortness of Breath Teaching 2523

Instructed what can you do to manage shortness of breath (SOB) share your feelings shortness of breath can make you feel worried and anxious. Share your feelings with family, friends and your health care team. Use abdominal breathing when walking up slopes, climbing stairs or standing up. To climb stairs: stand close to the stairs with one hand on the railing beside you. Breathe in as you lift your leg up. Breathe out as you place your leg on the step and raise yourself up. Change the way you eat chew your food slowly, taking breaks in between bites. Try smaller meals more often. If you are having trouble eating, ask your health care team about trying nutrition drinks.

Shortness of Breath Teaching 2522

Instructed what can you do to manage shortness of breath (SOB) do things in ways that use less energy sit down when doing chores and getting dressed. Rest as much as you need to. Avoid heavy lifting. Carry things at your waist or hold them close to your chest. Use a backpack to carry things and only fill bags half-way. Keep your phone close by and stop to catch your breath when you are having a conversation. A standing or sitting position may be more comfortable during sexual activity with your partner.

Shortness of Breath Teaching 2521

Instructed what can you do to manage shortness of breath (SOB) change your environment avoid things that can cause shortness of breath like smoking, perfume, flowers and pets. Open a window or use a fan to get fresh air if the weather is good. Stay inside when the weather is very hot or cold.

Shortness of Breath Teaching 2520

Instructed what can you do to manage shortness of breath (SOB) use devices to help you save your energy some devices can help to cut down on the work your body needs to do in order to breath. Use pillows to raise your head when lying down. Use a reclining chair with a footrest when sitting. Use a walker or wheelchair if you need them.

Shortness of Breath Teaching 2519

Instructed what can you do to manage shortness of breath (SOB) be active even if you have severe lung problems, you can do small amounts of exercise. Take it slowly and use abdominal breathing as much as possible. Increase the amount of exercise you do little by little to improve your breathing and feel better. Showering or bathing keep the bath water shallow and lukewarm. Open a window in the bathroom to let in fresh air and let out steam. Sit in the shower. Position the shower water away from your face. Rest when you need to.

Shortness of Breath Teaching 2518

Instructed what can you do to manage shortness of breath (SOB) make lifestyle changes take your medications as prescribed there are some medications that can help shortness of breath. You may need oxygen if your oxygen level is low. Your health care team will test your levels if you are having shortness of breath. Pace yourself break your activities down into smaller steps. Plan your activities so that you have time to do them slowly and comfortably. Keep things that you use often close by and within easy reach.