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Home Health Patient Teaching on Side Effects of Gabapentin

Side Effects of Gabapentin Patient/caregiver was educated on side effects of gabapentin as follows: General allergic reactions: Gabapentin 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, such as, 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 measures to be considered. Genitourinary [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on Foods to be Avoided with Osteoarthritis

Foods to be Avoided with Osteoarthritis Patient/caregiver was educated that individuals with osteoarthritis should avoid following foods: Gluten containing foods: Consumption of gluten containing foods, such as, wheat, barley, rye, triticale, and malt could contribute to exacerbation of osteoarthritis in individuals with history. Avoiding/minimizing consumption of these gluten-containing grains and products made of them can be of significant help in preventing exacerbation of joint pains in individuals with osteoarthritis. Added sugars: Consumption of food products with added/extra [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on Complications of Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Complications of Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Patient/caregiver was educated that complications of congestive heart failure include: Hypotension: Reduced output of blood from the heart due to congestive heart failure, can result in low blood volume in circulation, low blood pressure, and hypotensive symptoms of dizziness and lightheadedness. Also, reduced blood supply to brain, secondary to hypotension and reduced output from heart, can contribute to altered level of consciousness. Eventually, this increase risk for falls and accidents. [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on Precautions for Glipizide

Precautions to be Observed while taking Glipizide Patient/caregiver was educated on the precautions to be observed while taking Glipizide as follows: Take the medication at the same time every day, to avoid forgetting the medication. Maintain good regular eating habits. Do not skip your meals. Be aware of signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia, such as, dizziness, lightheadedness, sweating, and hunger, to avoid any episodes of altered levels of consciousness and accidental falls. One should stay away [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on Side Effects of Eliquis

Side Effects of Eliquis Patient/caregiver was educated that side effects of using Eliquis can include below: Nausea and vomiting: These are some of the most common side effects of Eliquis. Taking the medication with some food can minimize the effects of nausea and vomiting. Anaphylaxis: A rare, but serious anaphylactic response can occur for Eliquis. Patients can present with extreme itching and rash, swelling of the face and throat, dizziness, bronchoconstriction, and difficulty breathing. This is an [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on How to Prevent Pressure Ulcer Development

How to Prevent Pressure Ulcer Development Patient/caregiver was educated on following measures to help prevent pressure ulcer development:  Discourage prolonged bedrest and promote ambulation & weight bearing, unless bedrest is medically recommended. Activity and ambulation can help prevent excessive pressure on dependent body parts and thus prevent development of pressure ulcers. Change your position frequently, every 15 – 20 minutes, which can help with shifting the weight evenly and prevent excessive pressure on any one [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on GERD Diet

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Diet Patient/caregiver was educated on Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) diet recommendations as below:  Reflux of acid from the stomach into the esophagus results in GERD symptoms. Avoid high fatty foods, greasy and spicy foods, as they can result in easy reflux of the acid up into the esophagus. Also, these foods take more time to empty and stay in the stomach longer and so, are at increased risk to promote GERD [...]

Home Health Patient Teaching on Measures to Improve Iron Absorption in Anemia

Measures to Improve Iron Absorption in Anemia Patient/caregiver was educated on measures to improve iron absorption in anemia as follows: Avoid taking calcium supplements and calcium containing foods along with foods containing iron and iron supplements. Calcium inhibits absorption of iron and avoiding calcium supplements and milk products on the same meal with iron rich foods, can help improved absorption of iron. Observing a gap of 2 hours between consuming food items rich in iron [...]

Nursing Visit Note OASIS Documentation Templates

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Home Health OASIS Documentation Samples

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