Instructed patient about the importance of decreasing fluid intake when applicable and adherence to therapeutic diet to prevent cardiac overload.
Instructed patient about complications requiring medical intervention associated with hypertension, such as: SOB, blurred vision, headache and extreme weakness.
Instructed patient about S/S of hypertension such as: blurred vision, nose bleeds, dizziness, headache, palpitations.
Instructed patient on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of angina such as: SOB, chest pain, anxiety, indigestion, sweating, and shortness of breath.
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.
Instructed patient about the diagnosis of Angina, which is a temporary lack of oxygenated blood supply to a portion of the heart, causing pain.
Instructed patient on diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction, which is a prolonged lack of oxygenated blood supply to a portion of the heart muscle, causing pain, and resulting in damage to that area of the heart.
Instructed patient on diagnosis of ASHD/CAD, which occurs when there is a narrowing of the blood vessels supplying the heart muscle, restricting blood flow.
Instructed patient on diagnosis of Cardiac Arrhythmias, which can occur when the heart beats irregularly causing various symptoms while decreasing the heart's ability to pump blood.
Instructed patient on diagnosis of Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), which occurs when the heart is unable to expel the blood from the ventricle, causing congestion.