Rotarix is highly effective in preventing rotavirus related gastroenteritis and has been shown to be effective according to studies conducted in the united states. Also encouraging the mother to bring W020 in for regular checkups and make sure she is up date with her vaccinations to avoid any future complications. Problem 4-5 (Educating mother on proper hygiene and lack of access to clean drinking water): To provide instructions to mother on proper hygienic practices that can significantly reduced the risk of transmitting water-borne diseases. Also educating the patient on proper hand washing techniques and exploring areas within the local region to improving access to safe drinking water and access to sanitation
When possible, results of a rapid test would still need to be confirmed by a stool culture test. TREATMENT This condition is treated with fluids to keep your body hydrated. Depending on how sick you are, you may be given fluids: • • Through your mouth (oral rehydration therapy). • • Through an IV tube inserted into one of your veins.
3. Identification of a local or systemic cause for the bleeding. In cases with active epistaxis, check the vitals and apply firm pressure below the nasal bone. If bleeding does not stop after 15 minutes, then refer to an otolaryngologist for nasal cautery.
Main side effects Respiratory depression, light headedness, sedation, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain. Patient education To take Morphine with meals to avoid abdominal cramps and nausea. To avoid driving and carry heavy machines.
Abscesses are characterized by fluctuance, a shiny appearance, and potentially drainage of pus from a sinus tract. These require surgical incision and drainage – in addition to antibiotic therapy. Another important consideration is whether or not you have had a tetanus vaccination in the past 10 years. Patients may benefit from tetanus revaccination and may require tetanus toxoid under certain circumstances.
Studies have explored how it can be a helpful preparation tool for individuals undergoing invasive surgeries. Essentially, “guided imagery could be used to raise pain tolerance, facilitate restful sleep, elevate mood, increase motivation, reduce dependence, and promote self-management” (Bresler, 2012). Still, the concept of guided imagery tends to stray far from traditional methods of pain management. Pharmaceuticals have long been a major method of treatment for pain but have resulted in major backlashes in regard to patients
Racemic epinephrine nebulized with oxygen may be given to decrease the laryngeal edema. A child with change in the respiratory status must be closely monitor and should not be treated with epinephrine on an outpatient because the effect of epinephrine are temporary (Mc Kinney, 2013). A child with respiratory distress should never be left alone, and the physician should be notified immediately. Beneficially, with doctor’s order, Oral dexamethasone in a single dose can decreases airway inflammation and reduces the necessity for hospitalization for many children (pg.
When the proper dosage of methadone is administered, opioid withdrawal symptoms are prevented, as well as the drug cravings, without the euphoria. The dose can
Being a natural substance, individuals who may have been suffering from chronic pain and have been taking opioids may have developed a form of dependence to the drug. To be on the safe side, these individuals have chosen to use kratom to relieve them from their pain. Kratom as Treatment for Opiate Addiction Those who used kratom may either be opiate dependents or those individuals who are under opiate medication but somehow has developed a dependence on the drug. Believing that kratom use poses lesser health risks than using other medications to treat addiction, kratom has become the drug of choice for some individuals. However, since kratom may not be among the commonly prescribed alternatives by doctors to treat opiate addiction, some individuals may have decided in doing self-medication in the hope that they can be dealing with a much safer substance and that they can completely turn away from taking opioids.
Which of the findings from the nursing assessment demonstrate possible adverse effects from amphotericin B? If respiratory distress occurs, discontinue infusion immediately; anaphylaxis may occur. Monitor patient closely during test dose and the first 1–2 hr of each dose for fever, chills, headache, anorexia, nausea, or vomiting. Renal function should be monitored frequently during Amphotericin B therapy.
An initial dose of 300-600 mg clopidogrel should to be given along with the aspirin (NSW Health 2012). Nursing consideration: monitor for internal and external bleeding and allergies. Heparin: heparin prevents conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin and prothrombin to thrombin.
One study by Arnold et al. (2010) directly compared the two drugs in question for this project and provided credible information to the development of an evidenced-based answer to the problem (Arnold et al., 2010). A second systematic review by Akl et al. (2014) researched the effects of the two drugs in question in the thromboprophylaxis treatment of patients (Akl et al.,
In 2007, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) acknowledged that reconciliation errors compromise the safety of drug use and recommended hospitals to develop a system for obtaining patients’ complete pharmacotherapeutic records, to ensure they receive the necessary drugs for the new
What are the important discharge instructions that should be given to patients admitted with a hypertensive crisis? The discharge instruction should mainly focus on the complications of hypertension, signs, and symptoms of hypertensive crises, etiology and prevention of the hypertensive crisis. The teaching should also involve the importance of taking antihypertensive medication as per order and not skipping medications. The complications of not following the medication schedule should be reinforced to the patient.