Instructed patient caregiver dehydration is also a serious concern. Symptoms include increased thirst, dry mouth, decreased urine output, feeling light-headed, and feeling tired. If you get dehydrated, you’ll need to drink more fluids.
Instructed patient caregiver If you keep having pain and cramping with no output from your stoma for more than 2 hours, and you can’t reach your doctor or ostomy nurse, go to the emergency room. Take all your ostomy supplies with you.
Instructed patient/caregiver about some things you can do to help move things through your ostomy: do not take laxative.
Instructed patient/caregiver about some things you can do to help move things through your ostomy: Sometimes changing your position, such as drawing your knees up to your chest, may help move along the food in your gut.
Instructed patient/caregiver about some things you can do to help move things through your ostomy: Take a warm bath to relax your abdominal muscles, fluids can be taken if there is some stool output: solid foods should be avoided.
Instructed patient/caregiver about some things you can do to help move things through your ostomy: Watch for swelling of the stoma and adjust the opening of the wafer as needed until the swelling goes down.
Instructed caregiver many factors, such as foods, normal bacteria in your intestine, illness, certain medicines, and vitamins can cause odor some foods can produce odor: eggs, cabbage, cheese, cucumber, onion, garlic, fish, dairy foods, and coffee are among them. If you find that certain foods bother you, avoid them.
Patient has Dx of hypertensive heart disease without heart failure. Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure. The heart working under increased pressure causes some different heart disorders. Hypertensive heart disease can cause thickening of the heart muscle, coronary artery disease, and other conditions such as heart failure if not controlled. Follow your MD's orders for diet and medications closely
SN instructed on arteriosclerosis is hardening and thickening of the walls of the arteries. This condition can occur because of fatty deposits on the inner lining of arteries (atherosclerosis), calcification of the wall of the arteries, or thickening of the muscular wall of the arteries from chronically elevated blood pressure. When arteriosclerosis affects the coronary arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle, a shortage of oxygen delivered to the heart itself may lead to a heart attack.
SN educated patient about Neutropenia. Neutropenia is an abnormally low count of neutrophils, which is a type of white blood cell. Neutrophils are made in the bone marrow, so anything that inhibits or disrupts that process can result in neutropenia. Instructed patient to prevent infection; Promote oral care, Promote hygiene, Prevent skin breakdown, Promote nutrition and ensure food is prepared and stored appropriately. Educated on signs and symptoms of infection; which include fever, Red, swollen, warm, or painful skin areas or wounds, An area of orange, bumpy skin with blisters, Cough, chest pain, or trouble breathing, Burning feeling while you urinate. Patient verbalized understanding.