Urolithiasis Teaching 1532

The patient was instructed urolithiasis (kidney stones, renal calculi) in the need to put on warm blankets or pads to the affected area. The patient was advised that a warm bath or shower may help to relax muscles. The patient was instructed to quantity and straining urine and recognizing sand elements. The patient was reviewed to monitor the urine for quantity, color, and smell. The patient was recommended to keep the drainage bag below the level of the kidney when up or lying down.