Diseases Process

Incontinence Teaching 133

Instructed in possible complication of urinary incontinence such as urinary tract infections (cloudy, foul-smelling, urine), depression and loss of self-esteem, skin breakdown, etc.

Alzheimer's disease Teaching 134

Instructed in measures that are beneficial to patients with Alzheimer's disease: explanation in a slow and simple language, maintaining familiar routine and approaching in a calm and slow manner.

Wound Care Teaching 135

Instructed to keep pressure off wound area to promote circulation which is essential to healing.

Diabetes Teaching 136

Instructed if these S/S occur to take fast acting sugar, such as orange juice with sugar or glucose tablets.

Cardiac Teaching 137

Instructed in complication requiring medical intervention associated with hypertension such as SOB, blurred vision, headache and extreme weakness.

Pain Management Teaching 138

Instructed in various factors that help alleviate pain without, or in addition to, analgesics such as frequent position changes, relaxation techniques, heat or cold, regular rest periods, pillows to support painful area, etc.