SN advised the patient that if you develop fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical advice promptly as this may be due to a respiratory infection or other serious condition. Call in advance and tell your provider of any recent travel or contact with travelers. Calling in advance will allow your health care provider to quickly direct you to the right health facility. This will also help to prevent possible spread of COVID-19 and other viruses.
SN instructed patient and caregiver on how to prevent spread COVID-19 clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, counter tops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks. If surfaces are dirty, clean them. Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
SN instructed patient and caregiver to report any signs/symptoms such as : fever, cough, headache, trouble breathing; in order to prevent spread COVID-19. They both verbalized understanding.
SN instructed patient and caregiver about corona virus is a respiratory illness that causes fever, coughing, and shortness of breath. Call your doctor iImmediately or go to ER.
SN instructed patient and caregiver on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) virus that causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever and in more severe cases, pneumonia. Patient and caregiver verbalized understanding.
SN instructed patient and caregiver on how to prevent spread Coronavirus (COVID-19), wash hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, use the nearest waste receptacle to dispose tissue after use, do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands. They both verbalized understanding.
SN instructed caregiver that the medical home can schedule health maintenance visits frequently enough to be proactive about new issues, ensure that the family has access to reliable information, community services, and resources and coordinate care and interpret information or advice from specialists
SN instructed patient ways to clear nasal sinuses and to moisturize your sinuses by draping a towel over your head as you breathe in the vapor from a bowl of medium-hot water. Keep the vapor directed toward your face. Or take a hot shower, breathing in the warm, moist air to help ease pain and help mucus drain. Rinse out your nasal passages. Use a specially designed squeeze bottle, saline canister.
SN to assess cardiovascular status, identify any signs and symptoms of impaired cardiovascular function. Patient was instructed how can you care for yourself at home when you have a legs pain. Take pain medicines exactly as directed, rest your leg while you have pain, and avoid standing for long periods of time, make sure you are eating a balanced diet that is rich in calcium, potassium, and magnesium, your leg may be in a splint, a brace, or an elastic bandage.
SN instructed caregiver caring for someone having a mental health crisis introduce yourself calmly and clearly. Explain why you are there. Be polite and non-threatening but also be honest and direct. Listen to what they are saying in a non-judgmental way. Avoid confrontation. Ask them what they see as the main problem.