Colostomy Teaching 2396

Instructed patient call your provider if: Your stoma is swollen and is more than a 1/2 inch (1 cm) larger than normal.Your stoma is pulling in, below the skin level. Your stoma is bleeding more than normal.

Healthy diet Teaching 2375

Instructed patient that good nutrition and a heart-healthy, low-sodium diet are very important for everyone especially people with heart conditions. By choosing the right kinds of foods and maintaining a healthy weight, you can help minimize strain on your heart and vascular system, and feel your best. Understanding was verbalized.

Hip Replacement Teaching 2310

Instructed patient on hip precautions after a hip replacement. Hip precautions are various maneuvers a patient who has undergone a hip replacement needs to avoid. Hip precautions include: Do not cross your legs, do not bend our legs up beyond 90 degrees, do not sit on sofas or in low chairs, do not sleep on your side.

Lovenox Teaching 2285

SN instructed patient and care giver to call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call if: Patient passed out (lost consciousness). patient have signs of severe bleeding, such as: A severe headache that is different from past headaches.

Peg Tube Teaching 2278

Instructed patient While the stoma site heals, clean around the stoma site daily. Follow these steps: Allow skin to dry. 2-Instructed patient While the stoma site heals, clean around the stoma site daily. Follow these steps:Observe your stoma site daily for redness, pain
 , swelling, or unusual drainage around the tube. If you notice any of these signs, call your doctor 3-Instructed patient If you cannot unclog your tube, call your doctor. It is important not to miss your prescribed liquid food and water.

Tracheostomy Teaching 2271

Tracheostomy care Instructed patient to contact the doctors or nurse if there are any signs of infection at the stoma site including 
any redness, odor, swelling.

Tracheostomy Teaching 2270

Tracheostomy Care Instructed patient long term complications include acute airway obstruction, blocked tube, Infection localized to stoma or 

Tracheostomy Teaching 2268

Tracheostomy care Instructed patient patients with a tracheostomy have altered upper airway function and may have increased oral care 
requirements. Mouth care should assessed by the nurse caring for the patient.

General information Teaching 2256

SN used hand cleaner, donned gloves. Drainage bag from old catheter has clear yellow with sediments urine. SN donned sterile gloves, cleaned the perineum around the urinary meatus with chlorhexidine swabs. Flush Foley with 50 cc NS and immediately drained clear yellow urine. Then connected Foley to new drainage bag, then statlock placed on right thigh to secure catheter. Adult diaper put on patient. All items used for procedure disposed of in plastic bag, tied shut and put in household trash.

Ileostomy Teaching 2252

Instructed patient To care for your skin:Wash your skin with warm water and dry it well before you attach the pouch.
Avoid skin care products that contain alcohol. These can make your skin too dry.