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Home Health Patient Teaching on Contraindications for Ferrous Sulfate Iron Supplement

Contraindications For Using Ferrous Sulfate Iron Supplement Patient/caregiver was educated on contraindications for using Ferrous Sulfate iron supplement as below- Do not take Ferrous sulfate, if you ever manifested any allergic responses to intake of the ferrous sulfate iron supplement. In the event of history of an allergic response with ferrous sulfate or any preparations containing iron, check with your physician regarding your safety with intake of ferrous sulfate iron supplement. Phenylalanine is an amino [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Patient/caregiver was educated on Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome also known as ARDS as follows: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome also known as ARDS is a condition in which there is fluid built up in the alveoli of the lungs, secondary to injury to the lung. Usually, alveoli are the sites for gas exchange in the lungs. Since, the alveoli are filled with fluid in a patient with ARDS, the gas exchange is [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on Baclofen Uses

Therapeutic Uses of Baclofen Patient/caregiver was educated on therapeutic uses of baclofen as below: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS): Motor nerves originate in the brain and travelling through the spinal cord, reach the various muscles throughout the body, thus conducting the impulse to the muscles. ALS is a condition in which there is progressive degeneration of the motor nerves controlling the activity of the various muscles. Progressive degeneration of the motor nerves contributes to altered and compromised [...]

Home Health Teaching on Precautions for Amoxapine

Precautions to be observed while taking Amoxapine Patient/caregiver was educated on precautions to be observed while taking Amoxapine as follows: Follow closely on the expiration date of the medication. If using a pillbox, check the expiration date on the medication container every time you fill the pillbox. If you are taking this medication for longer periods of time, set enough reminders on your phone for medication pick-up. You can have a reminder 10 days ahead, [...]

Home Health Skilled Nursing Documentation Example

Home Health Skilled Nursing Documentation Example This post provides skilled nursing documentation example for writing assessment note for Resumption of Care and Start of Care in home healthcare setting. We have listed the reasons for patient's hospitalization. Based on those reasons, we have built a summary which can explain and justify the need for resumption of care for home healthcare patient services. Home Health Skilled Nursing Documentation Example - Resumption of Care Example 1 Reason(s) [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on Management of Ingrown Toenails

Measures to Manage and Prevent Ingrown Toenail Development Patient/caregiver was educated on measures to manage and prevent ingrown toenail development as follows: Avoid wearing shoes with too big heels and narrow toe boxes. This can provide better arch support and avoid undue pressure and compression of toes, thus helping to prevent injury and ingrowing of toenail. Always wear properly fitting shoes, with appropriate room in the toe box, to accommodate all the toes without any [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on Side Effects of Citalopram

Side Effects of Using Citalopram Patient/caregiver was educated on side effects of using Citalopram as below: General allergic reactions: Citalopram use can result in general allergic reactions, such as, skin rashes, hives, and itching. Some patients can present with symptoms of severe allergic and anaphylactic response with citalopram, such as, difficulty breathing, swelling of face, lips, throat, and tongue, with consequent difficulty breathing. Seek emergency medical help for such findings, especially with difficulty breathing, for any appropriate [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on Side Effects of Dutasteride

Side Effects of Dutasteride Patient/caregiver was educated on side effects of using Dutasteride as below: General allergic reactions: Dutasteride use can result in general allergic reactions, such as, skin rashes, hives, and itching. Some patients can present with symptoms of severe allergic and anaphylactic response with the medication, such as, difficulty breathing, swelling of face, lips, throat, and tongue, with consequent difficulty breathing. Seek emergency medical help for such findings, especially with difficulty breathing, for any [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on Precautions for Temazepam

Patient Teaching on Precautions to be observed while taking Temazepam Patient/caregiver was educated on precautions to be observed while taking Temazepam as below: Take Temazepam as ordered by your physician. This medication can induce some nausea and vomiting, when taken on empty stomach. Taking Temazepam with some food or snack can help avoid these unpleasant gastrointestinal symptoms. Follow closely on the expiration date of the Temazepam medication. If using a pillbox, check the expiration date [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Patient/caregiver was educated on polycystic kidney disease (PKD) as follows: Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a condition in which the kidneys develop numerous small sacs called cysts. This is an inherited disorder and can involve other organs, such as liver, pancreas, and brain affecting the function of all organs involved. These cysts are thin walled sacs, filled with fluid. These cysts progressively increase in size. All the enlarged cysts in the [...]