Procedures

General information Teaching 1772

SN reviewed patients medication with primary caregiver and instruct on medication compliance to better control the patients disease process. SN refilled patient’s medication box for daily routine implementation during visit. SN informed M.D. of patients elevated blood pressure and no new orders received, SN was advised to continue with patients current regimen.

General information Teaching 1773

SN educated caregiver on Hypertensive urgency which is a situation where the blood pressure is severely elevated or higher for your diastolic pressure an that experiencing hypertensive urgency may or may not experience one or more of these symptoms: severe headache, shortness of breath, nosebleeds, and severe anxiety, chest pain, back pain, numbness/weakness, change in vision, difficulty speaking do not wait to see if your pressure comes down on its own. SN advised caregiver to seek immediately medical assistance and/or call 9-1-1 if listed above occurs or worsen with patient. Caregiver verbalized understanding of all teachings during visit.

Gallbladder surgery Teaching 1778

Instructed patient while your body adjusts, it's a good idea to avoid high-fat foods for a few weeks after having gallbladder surgery.High-fat foods include: foods that are fried, like French fries and potato chips, high-fat meats, such as bacon, bologna, sausage, ground beef, and ribs high-fat dairy products, such as cheese, ice cream, cream, whole milk, and sour cream.

Gallbladder surgery Teaching 1779

Instructed patient It can take a few weeks for your body to get used to this change, and you may experience bloating, diarrhea, and gas after eating fatty foods during this time. Instructed patient if you feel ready and are not nauseated, you can slowly begin introducing solid foods back into your diet as you start feeling better. But you may need to avoid certain types of foods for a while.

Gallbladder surgery Teaching 1780

Instructed patient high-fiber and gas-producing foods can also cause some people discomfort after gallbladder surgery, so you may want to introduce them slowly back into your diet. These include: Brussels sprouts, Broccoli, Cauliflower and Cabbage.

Gallbladder surgery Teaching 1781

Instructed patient high-fiber and gas-producing foods can also cause some people discomfort after gallbladder surgery, so you may want to introduce them slowly back into your diet. These include: Cereals, whole-grain breads, nuts, seeds and legumes.

Gallbladder surgery Teaching 1782

Instructed patient while your body adjusts, it's a good idea to avoid high-fat foods for a few weeks after having gallbladder surgery.High-fat foods include: Pizza, foods made with lard or butter, creamy soups or sauces, meat gravies Chocolate, oils, such as palm and coconut oil, skin of chicken or turkey

Peg Tube Teaching 1271

SN instructed patient/PCG on aspiration as the most common complication related to tube feeding. SN explained that this occurs when food is actually inhaled into the lungs (can lead to pneumonia), but if patient is kept upright during feeding, this complication can be greatly minimized.

Gallbladder surgery Teaching 1783

Instructed patient when to call your doctor although it's common to have some food-related symptoms after surgery, it is important to contact your surgeon if you experience the following symptoms, since they may be symptoms of a serious complication: No bowel movement for more than three days after surgery, inability to pass gas for more than three days after surgery, frequent diarrhea that lasts for more than three days after surgery.

Gallbladder surgery Teaching 1784

Instructed patient It can take a few weeks for your body to get used to this change, and you may experience bloating, diarrhea, and gas after eating fatty foods during this time. Instructed patient it's important to carefully follow your doctor's instructions about your diet after gallbladder surgery.when you're recovering at home, you'll need to introduce foods slowly, and consume mainly clear liquids, like broth.