Procedures

Fire safety Teaching 582

Patient was instructed on measures for fire safety. If someone gets burned, immediately place the wound under cool water for two minutes. If the burn blisters or chars, see a doctor immediately.

Hurricane Teaching 583

Patient instructed about safety measures during hurricane season. Instructed patient not to use a generator inside the house, carbon monoxide poisoning may occur and it is usually fatal.

Fire safety Teaching 597

Patient was instructed on measures for fire safety: Do not overload circuits. Turn off all appliances before leaving the home. i.e., iron, oven, curling iron etc.... install a smoke detector on each floor and always check batteries.

Fire safety Teaching 598

Patient was instructed on measures for fire safety:Call-Feel a door before opening it (if it

Pain Management Teaching 659

Patient instructed to contact primary physician if current pain treatment stops working or pain begins to get worse over time.

Pain Management Teaching 660

Patient was instructed on pain management. Diabetes can destroy small blood vessels, which in turn can damage the nervous system, and these damaged nerves can cause pain. The pain arises from the nerves that are injured or malfunctioning that can be from the tip of the toe to the brain.

Pain Management Teaching 661

Patient was instructed on pain management. Diabetes pain usually strikes first in the hands and feet. A common pain syndrome from diabetes is described as

Pain Management Teaching 662

Patient instructed in setting a daily time aside for relaxation that will in turn break the pain-cycle.

Pain Management Teaching 663

Patient instructed in following a daily exercise routine but to avoid exertion as this may worsen pain.

Pain Management Teaching 664

Patient was instructed on pain management. Diabetes alters sensation in the smallest nerves, which happen to lie at the end of the peripheral nervous system, in the hands and feet. Diabetes starves these tiny nerves. As a result the nervous system becomes confused about what is and isn