Instructed patent / CG wash skin around the tube with soap and warm water. Clean around G-tube to remove any drainage and / or crusting. Rinse soap off with clear water. Dry skin thoroughly. Keep this site clean and dry.
Urostomy care Instructed patient When to Change the Pouch. Most urostomy pouches need to be changed 1 to 2 times a week. It is important to follow a schedule for changing your pouch. DO NOT wait until it leaks because urine leaks can harm your skin.
Ostomy care Instructed patient you may shower or bathe with your pouch on or off. Remember that your stoma may function during this time.
Instructed patient f the blockage does not clear, clamp the tube for at least 5-15 minutes, allowing the warm water to soften the clog.
Ostomy care Instructed patient the materials you use to wash your stoma and the skin around it should be clean, but they do not need to be sterile.
Ostomy care Instructed patient limit foods such as broccoli, cabbage, onions, fish, and garlic in your diet to help reduce odor.
Sn teaching patient to take pain medication before pain becomes severe to achieve better pain control and decreases the amount of pain medication that is required. SN instructed patient on pain relief measures, including relaxation techniques, massage, stretching, positioning, and / or hot / cold packs.
Instructed patient It will take 4-6 weeks to heal completely after surgery. During this time, it is normal to: Have mild trouble with short-term memory or feel confused or “fuzzy-headed”Feel tired or have little energy,Have mild trouble with short-term memory or feel confused or “fuzzy-headed”, Feel tired or have little energy, Have trouble sleeping. You should be sleeping normally within a few months. Have some shortness of breath, Have weakness in your arms for the first month, Have trouble sleeping. You should be sleeping normally within a few months. Have some shortness of breath. Have weakness in your arms for the first month
Instructed patient call your doctor or nurse if: You have chest pain or shortness of breath that does not go away when you rest. You have pain in and around your incision that does not continue to get better at home.Your pulse feels irregular it is very slow (fewer than 60 beats a minute) or very fast (over 100 to 120 beats a minute).
Instructed patient watch for these problems: a hole in the skin where the IV is -- medicine or fluid can go into the tissue around the vein. This could harm the skin or tissue.Swelling of the vein -- this can lead to a blood clot (called thrombophlebitis).