Explained to patient that the most commonly reported side effects, which typically lasted several days, were pain at the injection site, tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, joint pain, and fever. Of note, more people experienced these side effects after the second dose than after the first dose, so it is important for vaccination patients to expect that there may be some side effects after either dose, but even more so after the second dose.
Instructed patient see if over-the-counter medicines for fever help the person feel better. Make sure the person who is sick drinks a lot of fluids and rests. SN looked for emergency warning signs for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately if trouble breathing , persistent pain or pressure in the chest.
Instructed patient caregiver for most people, symptoms last a few days, and people usually feel better after a week. See if over-the-counter medicines for fever help the person feel better. Make sure the person who is sick drinks a lot of fluids and rests.
Instructed patient most people who become sick with COVID-19 will only experience mild illness and can recover at home. Symptoms might last a few days, and people who have the virus might feel better in about a week. Treatment is aimed at relieving symptoms and includes rest, fluid intake and pain relievers.
Patient is called prior to SN visit to ask if any of their relatives have symptoms associated with COVID 19, such as fever or dry cough.
SN instructed patient and caregiver on importance wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth to prevent spread COVID-19.
SN instructed patient about people with covid-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have covid-19: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting & diarrhea.
SN assessed patient for COVID 19 symptoms . Patient questions if they have had a fever, cough, SOB loss of taste of smell or generalized pain. patient denied any symptoms. Patient instructed on COVID 19 symptoms, transition and prevention.
SN instructed patient and caregiver to report any signs or symptoms such as : fever, cough, headache, trouble breathing, muscle or body aches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, in order to prevent spread COVID-19.
SN advised the patient that if you develop fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical advice promptly as this may be due to a respiratory infection or other serious condition. Call in advance and tell your provider of any recent travel or contact with travelers. Calling in advance will allow your health care provider to quickly direct you to the right health facility. This will also help to prevent possible spread of COVID-19 and other viruses.