Procedures

Catheter Teaching 2643

Hand washing performed. Assembled supplies and created sterile field. Foley catheter removed and discarded using a double bag technique. Peri hygiene performed. Donned sterile gloves Insertion site area prepped using 3 swabs betadine. Foley catheter 20 Fr. 5 ML balloon inserted using sterile technique. Blood tinged urine immediate return that cleared to yellow noted. Catheter attached to collection bag for gravity drainage. Pt. tolerated well.

Wound Care Teaching 2604

Patient was instructed To help your ulcer heal more quickly, follow the advice below:Regularly exercise your legs by moving your feet up and down, and rotating them at the ankles.

Wound Care Teaching 2603

Patient was instructed to help your ulcer heal more quickly, follow the advice below: try to keep active by walking regularly, whenever you're sitting or lying down, keep your affected leg elevated with your toes level with your eyes.

Ostomy Care Teaching 2593

Instructed patient Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:Your stoma turns pale or changes color. Your stoma swells or bleeds. You have little or no waste going into your pouch.

Ostomy Care Teaching 2592

Instructed patient Call your doctor or nurse call line now or seek immediate medical care if: You are vomiting.You have new or worse belly pain.You have a fever. You cannot pass stools or gas.

Wound Care Teaching 2591

Instructed patient keep the sore covered with a special dressing. This protects against infection and helps keep the sore moist so it can heal.

Wound Care Teaching 2590

Instructed patient DO NOT massage the skin near or on the ulcer. This can cause more damage. DO NOT use donut-shaped or ring-shaped cushions. They reduce blood flow to the area, which may cause sores.

Wound Care Teaching 2589

Instructed patient take care of your health. Eat healthy foods. Getting the right nutrition will help you heal. Lose excess weight.Get plenty of sleep. Ask your provider if it's OK to do gentle stretches or light exercises. This can help improve circulation.

Wound Care Teaching 2588

Instructed patient avoid slipping or sliding as you move positions. Try to avoid positions that put pressure on your sore.

Wound Care Teaching 2580

Instructed patient eat healthy foods. Getting the right nutrition will help you heal.Lose excess weight. Get plenty of sleep.Ask your provider if it's OK to do gentle stretches or light exercises. This can help improve circulation.