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Nurse Teachings on Precautions for Trimipramine

Nurse Teachings on Precautions to be Exercised While Taking Trimipramine Patient/caregiver was educated on precautions to be observed while taking Trimipramine as below: 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 [...]

Nurse Teachings on Safety Precautions For Using the Transfer Board

Nurse Teachings on Safety precautions to be Observed while Using the Transfer Board Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on the safety precautions to be observed while using the transfer board as follows: Make sure the transfer board chosen can handle your weight. Check for the weight limitations allowed on the transfer board. Having a most recent weight reading available can help choose the board that best suits your needs. Make sure the transfer board [...]

Nurse Teachings on Overflow Incontinence and Risk Factors for Overflow Incontinence

Nurse Teachings on Overflow Incontinence and Risk Factors for Overflow Incontinence Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on overflow incontinence as follows: Overflow incontinence occurs when the individual is unable to empty the bladder completely. When the bladder is incompletely emptied, a portion of urine is retained in the bladder. Gradually more volume of urine is accumulated in the bladder, thus resulting in overflow and sudden leaking of a portion of the accumulated urine. Backup [...]

Nurse Teachings on Timed Voiding for Bladder Retraining

Nurse Teachings on Timed Voiding for Bladder Retraining Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on how to practice timed voiding as follows: Timed voiding pattern is a behavior therapy of bladder retraining. By frequently emptying the bladder and thereby, reducing the back-up of urine in the bladder, timed voiding helps prevent development of urinary tract infections. This nurse teaching covers some important steps on how to educate or practice timed voiding. The goal of timed voiding [...]

Nurse Teachings on Signs and Symptoms of of Inflammation

Nurse Teachings on Signs and Symptoms of Inflammation Nurse educated patient and caregiver on signs and symptoms of inflammation as follows: Pain: Pain at the site of injury is secondary to chemical mediators of pain, such as, histamine, bradykinin, and prostaglandins. Heat: Heat is secondary to increased blood flow to the site of injury, providing more oxygen and cells needed for protection and healing of the site. Redness: Redness is secondary to increased blood flow [...]

Nurse Teachings on Observing Hand Hygiene Protocol during Wound Care

Nurse Teachings on Observing Hand Hygiene Protocol during Wound Care Nurse educated the patient and caregiver upon when to observe hand hygiene protocol during wound care as follows: Perform hand hygiene before donning the gloves and starting to gather wound care supplies in the patient environment. The supplies are considered a clean environment and accessing the supplies without proper hand hygiene can potentially contaminate them. Read through the wound care orders carefully and gather all [...]

Nurse Teachings on Measures to Prevent Exacerbation of Hypertension

Nurse Teachings on Measures to Prevent Exacerbation of Hypertension Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on measures to prevent exacerbation of hypertension as below: Observe compliance with log maintenance of everyday blood pressure and heart rate readings. Report to your physician regarding any consistent systolic readings below 90 and above 160. Report consistent diastolic readings below 60 and above 90. Report any consistent heart rate readings below 55 and above 100. Observe compliance with all [...]

Nurse Teachings on Risk Factors for Developing ARDS

Nurse Teachings on Risk Factors for Development of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on the risk factors for development of ARDS as follows: ARDS usually occurs in patients, who are severely ill, hospitalized, and have many factors of comorbidity. Injury to the lungs and alveoli can occur secondary to conditions such as, Severe sepsis Excessive inhalation of exhaust fumes Unresolving pneumonia Near drowning with fluid accumulation in the lungs Major [...]

Nurse Teachings on Signs and Symptoms of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

Nurse Teachings on Signs and Symptoms of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on signs and symptoms of polycystic kidney disease as follows: UTIs: Patients with multiple cysts of the kidney frequently present with UTIs. Enlarged cysts in the kidneys can compress onto the urinary tubules and result in obstruction to the urine flow and retention of urine in the kidney. Retained urine is always a risk factor for development of UTI. [...]

Nurse Teachings on Functions of Different Parts of the Brain

Nurse Teachings on Functions of Different Parts of the Brain Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on the functions of different parts of the brain as follows: Brain is broadly divided into cerebrum or the cerebral cortex, cerebellum, and brainstem, each part performing different functions and put together contribute to the normal function of the brain. Cerebrum is the big dome-shaped part of the brain, divided into many lobes, and occupies major part of the [...]

Nurse Teachings on Sites for Insulin Administration

Nurse Teachings on Sites for Insulin Administration Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on sites for insulin administration as follows:  Insulin is administered into the less sensitive layer of fatty tissue, just underneath the skin (subcutaneous fat). Injecting insulin into the fat layer beneath the skin can help absorption of insulin into the blood stream at a desired and consistent rate. Insulin can be injected into the subcutaneous fat available at various body sites by using insulin [...]

Nurse Teachings on Route of Insulin Administration

Nurse Teachings on Route of Insulin Administration Nurse educated the patient and on route of insulin administration as follows: Insulin is administered into the less sensitive layer of fatty tissue, just underneath the skin (subcutaneous fat). Injecting insulin into the fat layer beneath the skin can help absorption of insulin into the blood stream at a desired and consistent rate. To facilitate insulin administration into the subcutaneous fat, insulin is administered via insulin syringe, insulin pen, or [...]

Nurse Teachings on Systematic Factors Contributing to Delayed Wound Healing

Nurse Teachings on Systematic Factors Contributing to Delayed Wound Healing Nurse educated the patient and caregiver upon overall systematic factors contributing to delayed wound healing as follows: Poor nutritional status: Adequate nutrition intake, especially protein intake, is needed for timely wound healing. Protein is essential for development of granulation tissue, resulting in quickening of the healing process. Individuals with history of malnutrition can present with poor protein intake, which can compromise growth of granulation tissue, [...]

Nurse Teachings on Distraction Technique for Pain Management

Nurse Teachings on Distraction Technique for Pain Management Nurse educated the patient and caregiver regarding practicing distraction technique for pain management as follows: Distraction is an alternative pain management technique of shifting the attention away. Distraction can help with masking and reducing the experience of pain, by consciously training the mind to focus on an activity, but does not completely terminate the pain. Practice distraction technique by listening to some soothing music or a song [...]

Nurse Teachings on Hypoglycemia in Diabetic Individuals

Nurse Teachings on Common Causes of Hypoglycemia in Diabetic Individuals Nurse educated the patient and caregiver regarding common causes of hypoglycemia in diabetic individuals as follows: Irregular eating habits: Appropriate eating habits at regular intervals is very important to maintain the blood sugar levels in a healthy range. Individuals practicing intermittent fasting or those with irregular eating habits can often miss a meal and consequently, stand the risk for presentation with low blood sugars. Advanced [...]

Nurse Teachings on Coping Measures for Depression

Nurse Teachings on Self-help and Coping Measures for Individuals with Depression nurse educated the patient and caregiver upon self-help and coping measures for depressed individuals as follows: Do not shy away from seeking expert opinion on your condition. Always involve your physician/psychiatrist, family, well-wishers in your depression management and seek their advice, as needed. Notify your doctor appropriately on your response to treatments, any side-effects experienced with medications prescribed, any uncontrolled or worsening symptoms of [...]

Nurse Teachings on Exercises to Help Prepare for Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Nurse Teachings on Exercises to Help Prepare for Shoulder Replacement Surgery Nurse/physical therapist educated the patient/caregiver regarding exercises to help prepare shoulder joint replacement surgery as follows: Pain in the joint can be a deterrent for participation in the exercise schedule. Taking a pain medication 30 minutes before the exercise schedule can help with better pain control and improved compliance with therapy. Placing an ice pack on the shoulder joint for 30 minutes before and [...]

Nurse Teachings on Risk Factors for Development of Varicose Veins

Nurse Teachings on Risk Factors for Development of Varicose Veins Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on the risk factors for development of varicose veins as below: Age: With advancing age, the valves in the veins helping with unidirectional blood flow in the lower limbs, towards the heart, lose their ability to regulate the blood flow. Also, the veins lose their elasticity with age, allowing them to stretch beyond limits and accommodate increasing volume of venous [...]

Nurse Teachings on Local Factors Contributing to Delayed Wound Healing

Nurse Teachings on Local Factors Contributing to Delayed Wound Healing Nurse educated the patient and caregiver upon local factors, inherent to the wound condition, contributing to delayed wound healing as follows: Excessive edema involving the wound site: Healthy blood flow to the wound site is needed for quicker wound healing, as it brings in oxygen and nutrients to the healing wound tissue. Ample blood flow also brings in white blood cells into the wound tissue, [...]

Nurse Teachings on Mechanism of Insulin Action

Nurse Teachings on Mechanism of Insulin Action Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on mechanism of insulin action as follows: Insulin is a hormone naturally produced by the pancreas in your body. Insulin helps with shifting the glucose from the blood into the cells of body tissues. This helps with regulating the blood sugar levels. Also, glucose transported into the cells provides nutrition to the cells and thus is utilized for the metabolism and normal [...]

Nurse Teachings on Structure of the Brain

Nurse Teachings on Structure of the Brain Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on the structure of the brain as follows: The brain is one of the largest, most complex organs in the human body, and is contained in the head, closely protected by the bones of the skull. Brain is the central organ of the nervous system and together with the spinal cord makes up the central nervous system. Brain is broadly divided into cerebrum or the [...]

Nurse Teachings on Lifestyle Measures for Individuals with History of Seizures

Nurse Teachings on Lifestyle Measures for Individuals with History of Seizures Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on lifestyle measures for individuals with history of seizures as follows: Compromised awareness, loss of consciousness, and altered muscle tone during driving or operating heavy machinery in individuals with history of seizures can contribute to accidents and mortality associated. This can also be dangerous and life—threatening to other individuals in the vicinity. Individuals with seizure history could have [...]

Nurse Teachings on Management Measures for Prostate Cancer

Nurse Teachings on Management Measure for Prostate Cancer Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on management measures for prostate cancer as follows: Management measure for prostate cancer which essentially depend upon various factors, such as, the type of cancer, how rapid the cancer is growing, extent of involvement, sites of cancer spread, individual’s age, other coexisting health conditions, and many others. Some of the common measures include: Periodical evaluation: Low grade prostate cancers that are [...]

Completing Home Health Nursing Notes Efficiently

How home health nurses can complete the home health visit optimally During a home health visit, be it an assessment or weekly visit, a home health nurse is required to do certain processes such as taking patient's vital readings, making note of any medication changes, upcoming doctor visit etc. During the home health visit, nurses are expected to do an all round evaluation of the patient's health status. We have a list of recommendations for home [...]

Nurse Teachings on Measures to Make the Home Wheelchair Accessible

Nurse Teachings on Measures to Make the Home Wheelchair Accessible Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on measures to make the home wheelchair accessible as follows: Parking spots: Parking in the designated parking lots for the disabled can significantly reduce the distance disabled individuals have to roll or drive their wheelchairs. All apartment complexes and office spaces should provide nearest parking at the entry for the disabled. Lowered curbs: Lowering the curb height in front [...]

Nurse Teachings on Choice of Foods for Consideration on Dialysis Diet

Nurse Teachings on Choice of Foods for Consideration on Dialysis Diet Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on choice of foods for consideration while on dialysis diet as below: Rely on other seasonings and spices, such as, onions, garlic, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, black pepper, green chilies, saffron, coriander, fennel, turmeric, and lemon to add flavor to the food. This can help avoid eating too bland and reduce craving for the salt. Herbs such as, [...]

Nurse Teachings on Lifestyle Measures for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Nurse Teachings on Lifestyle Measures for Individuals with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on lifestyle changes for individuals with obstructive sleep apnea as follows: Breathing devices, such as, positive airway pressure machines, could be recommended to individuals with sleep apnea. Use of positive airway pressure machines, such as, CPAP and BiPAP during sleep time can help maintain airways patent and prevent episodes of sleep apnea from happening. Observe compliance with recommendations [...]

Nurse Teachings on Pathophysiology of Inflammation

Nurse Teachings on Pathophysiology of Inflammation Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on pathophysiology of inflammation as follows: Inflammation is the response of any living tissue to injury. Acute inflammation comprises of all the reactions that occur in the injured tissue within first few minutes to an hour of encountering an injury. This is caused by many immune and hormonal responses that result in the release of various mediators of inflammation. The release of mediators [...]

Nurse Teachings on Complications of Recurrent Lupus Activation

Nurse Teachings on Complications of Recurrent Lupus Activation Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on complications of recurrent lupus activation as follows: Progressive inflammatory damage to the heart muscle and lining around the heart can result in increased fluid accumulation around the heart, poor cardiac function, reduced ability of heart on pumping blood, and consequent reduced blood supply to all essential organs, thus affecting their overall function. Involvement of blood vessels supplying the heart muscle [...]

Nurse Teachings on Safe Driving for Parkinson’s Patients

Nurse Teachings on Safe Driving Instructions for Parkinson’s Patients Nurse educated the patient and caregiver on safe driving instructions for Parkinson's patient as follows: Driving promotes an individual’s personal freedom, control, and independence. Rigidity, sudden onset of episodes of freezing, and tremors in Parkinson’s patients can impair their ability for safe driving and increase risk for accidents. Slowed thought process in Parkinson’s patients can impair their ability to react quickly to road hazards, thus impairing [...]