Cardiac Teaching 1867
Instructed patient what lifestyle choices can help me feel my best: Stay active. If you are not active, your symptoms are likely to worsen quickly. Walking, and other types of physical activity help maintain your strength and improve your mood. Physical activity also helps you manage your weight. Eat heart-healthy foods and limit sodium (salt An easy way to do this is to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables and fewer canned and processed foods.
Cardiac Teaching 1866
Instructed patient Eat a heart-healthy diet Eating a healthy diet can reduce your risk of heart disease. A diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains can help protect your heart. Beans, other low-fat sources of protein and certain types of fish also can reduce your risk of heart disease. Stop your activity if you feel short of breath, dizzy, or have any pain in your chest. Do not do any activity or exercise that causes pulling or pain across your chest, (such as using a rowing machine, twisting, or lifting weights.
Cardiac Teaching 1865
Instructed patient t other S/S of cardiac complications requiring medical intervention such as: increased SOB, palpitations, irregular heart beat, faintness, and weakness. Replace butter and margarine with heart-healthy oils such as olive oil and canola oil. Other heart-healthy foods include walnuts, fatty fish like salmon and tuna, whole-grain breads, low-fat dairy products, beans, and lean meats. Ask your caregiver how much salt you can eat each day. Avoid salt substitutes.
Cardiac Teaching 1582
SN instructed pt that s/s of cardiac complications include diff breathing, activity intolerance, increasing edema, increased heart rate, crackles in lungs and retlessness. pt verbalizd 2/4 taught.
Cardiac Teaching 410
Instructed patient about lifestyle changes, including changing eating habits, quantity and quality of physical activity, level of stress to which patient is exposed, kind of work, and spare time/rest.
Cardiac Teaching 407
Instructed patient about complications requiring medical intervention associated with hypertension, such as: SOB, blurred vision, headache and extreme weakness.
Cardiac Teaching 409
Instructed patient on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of angina such as: SOB, chest pain, anxiety, indigestion, sweating, and shortness of breath.
Cardiac Teaching 408
Instructed patient about S/S of hypertension such as: blurred vision, nose bleeds, dizziness, headache, palpitations.
Cardiac Teaching 1252
Instructed patient about S/S complications associated with CHF, including bounding pulse, decreased urinary output, increased SOB, increased edema and sudden weight gain.
Cardiac Teaching 406
Instructed patient about the importance of decreasing fluid intake when applicable and adherence to therapeutic diet to prevent cardiac overload.