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Oxygen Teaching 245

Instructed patient to avoid the use of electrical equipment, such as, electric beds, heating pads or electric razors.

Oxygen Teaching 246

Instructed patient about the importance of injecting insulin not exactly in the same place each time, but move around in the same area so the insulin reaches the blood with the same speed with each shot.

Oxygen Teaching 247

Instructed patient that insulin shots work the fastest when given in the abdomen.

Oxygen Teaching 248

Instructed patient not to have open flames, such as pilot lights of gas stoves or water heaters, within 12 feet of any oxygen equipment.

Oxygen Teaching 249

Instructed patient not to use more than 50 feet of tubing between the oxygen source and the patient. Do not place oxygen tanks within 1/2 feet of windows/doors or items.

Oxygen Teaching 250

Instructed patient about factors that can affect BS such as foods, exercises, illness, stress, quantity of insulin, and when and where insulin is administered.