Procedures

Anemia Teaching 1742

Ferrous sulfate 325 is used to treat iron deficiency anemia (a lack of red blood cells caused by having too little iron in the body). Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Steroid Therapy Teaching 1488

The patient was instructed in steroid therapy corticosteroid therapy in the need to fill-up medicines prescriptions 1 to 2 weeks before the supply runs out and to store medicine in a cool place. The patient was instructed to take oral steroids with milk or antiacids to reduction gastric irritation. The patient was taught that the oral method of the medicine comes in various dosages.

Nausea Teaching 1744

Meclizine is used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. It is most effective if taken before symptoms appear.

Catheter Teaching 1753

Instructed patient a secure, clean and intact dressing is essential to prevent catheter migration and infection. Never pull on the catheter. Protect the lumen so they do not inadvertently get caught or tugged on. Call your nurse right away if you have any of the following: Pain in your shoulder, chest, back, arm, or leg, fever of 100.4°F or higher, chills.

Catheter Teaching 1754

Instructed patient call your nurse right away if you have any of the following: Signs of infection at the catheter site (pain, redness, drainage, burning, or stinging) Coughing, wheezing, or shortness of breath, a racing or irregular heartbeat. Call your nurse right away if you have any of the following: Muscle stiffness or trouble moving, gurgling noises coming from the catheter, the catheter falls out, breaks, cracks, leaks, or has other damage.

Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) Teaching 1499

The patient was instructed in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), intracoronaru stenting that a band-aid over the wound site may be changed and may not be needed after a day or two. The patient was taught that if bleeding does occur at the groin site compression should be applied immediately.

Renal Transplant Teaching 1509

The patient was instructed in renal transplant in the importance of all-time immunosuppressant management. The patient was taught in the wound care and dressing change. The patient was advised in the need of evade contact to multitudes and persons with known supposed infections. The patient was recommended in the need of recording daily weight at the same time, with the same clothing. The patient was reviewed in taking and recording temperature, pulse, and blood pressure.

Retinal Detachment Teaching 1511

The patient was instructed in retinal detachment in lie in the suggested position following the scleral buckling process. The patient was advised to apply cold bandages to the eye to decrease inflammation and ease anxiety. The patient was recommended to use dark glasses to reduce photophobia and pain when eye drops are used. The patient was advised to wear an eye shield at night for protection.

Teaching 1514

The patient was instructed in saphenous vein ligation and stripping in the need to wear support stockings. The patient was advised to wear constrictive clothing and knee-high stockings. The patient was advised to take discomfort medications. The patient was advised to take recurrent relaxation periods during the day and raise the legs above the heart while sitting for at least 6 weeks. The patient was recommended to avoid long periods of sitting and standing.

General information Teaching 1771

SN completed assessment done on all body systems and noted patient with elevated blood pressure during visit. SN completed treatment during visit and noted no drainage on old tx, wound callused and new area found to left medial top of foot remains intact with no drainage noted. SN noted patient complaint of pain to bilateral lower extremities with +2 edema noted. SN educated primary caregiver on the importance of elevation of bilateral lower extremities as well as pain management for patient.