Patient was instructed on tips for a good personal hygiene. Have clean bed linen. Change them once a week and wash them well before using them again. It is important to air out the bedding regularly.
Patient was instructed on personal hygiene. Cover the mouth or turn away from people when coughing and sneezing. It
Patient was instructed on tips for a good personal hygiene. Wear socks. Sweaty feet trapped inside shoes are a recipe for bacterial growth. When at home, wear flip flop or something that opens the feet to the air but doesn
Patient was instructed on tips for a good personal hygiene. Use talcum or some other wetness-absorbing powder. Use talcum immediately after taking a bath wherever there are major sweat glands, i.e
Instructed patient and caregiver about nursing service procedures during a hurricane. Such services will be temporary suspended until event ceases. It is extremely important to know in advance if a friend, relative or any other person will be willing to take responsibility at the time of following treatment requirements.
Instructed patient that during a hurricane he/she should not be alone. Patient should go to a relative, family member or friend house until it is safe to return to his/her house. In the event that the patient has no family or friends he/she should go to the closest shelter for proper assistance.
Instructed patient about the importance of having basic hurricane supplies. Water, can food, yogurt, batteries, and corded phone should be at hand in case of hurricane ocurrence.
Instructed patient and caregiver about the proper insuline storage procedure in case of a hurricane. During power outages insulin should be kept in a recipient with ice. This will ensure it will be in good conditions, should it be needed.
Instructed patient not to go outside during hurricane conditions. If a safe place to stay is not available consider going to a shelter in advance.
Instructed patient to be informed (watch TV, listen to radio news) before, during, and after a hurricane. Use common sense.