Diseases Process

Respiratory infection Teaching 502

Patient was instructed on the difference between a cold and the flu. With a cold, there is poor probably to have much of one headache but with the flu, the headache will be prominent. Of course, we're talking about colds here and not sinus infections, which can cause headaches too.

Respiratory infection Teaching 503

Patient was instructed about the swine flu. Swine Influenza (swine flu) is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses that causes regular outbreaks in pigs. People do not normally get swine flu, but human infections can and do happen. Swine flu viruses have been reported to spread from person-to-person.

Respiratory infection Teaching 504

Patient was instructed about the swine flu. Spread of this swine influenza A (H1N1) virus is thought to spread in the same way as the seasonal flu virus. Flu viruses are spread mainly from person to person through coughing or sneezing of people with influenza. Sometimes a person may become infected by touching something with flu viruses on it and then touching their mouth or nose.

Respiratory infection Teaching 505

Patient was instructed about protection against the swine flu. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it. If you don't have a tissue, cough into your elbow.

Osteoporosis Teaching 506

Patient was instructed on Osteoporosis. As you make changes, continue with your food diary. Set a weekly goal as you add or change what you are eating. For example, this week make it your goal to order a salad instead of french fries, add vegetables to your pizza, or bring a yogurt to work every day.

Osteoporosis Teaching 507

Patient was instructed on Osteoporosis. Everyone can benefit from eating healthy foods, but not everyone has the same nutritional needs. Older adults will have different needs for certain nutrients. Eating healthier does not mean that you need to go on a restrictive diet.

Osteoporosis Teaching 508

Patient was instructed on Osteoporosis. Eating healthier means making changes that you can stay with over time. Consistently eating foods that are low in saturated fats and trans fats and that include whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and healthy fats (such as olive oil) will lower your risk for disease.

Hypertension Teaching 509

Patient was instructed on hypertension. Blood pressure is a measure of how hard the blood pushes against the walls of the arteries as it moves through the body. It

Hypertension Teaching 510

Patient was instructed on hypertension. When blood pressure is high, it starts to damage the blood vessels, heart, and kidneys. This can lead to heart attack, stroke, and other problems. High blood pressure is called

Hypertension Teaching 511

Patient was instructed on hypertension. In most cases, doctors can