Mosby's Handbook of Patient Teaching
Thoroughly revised and updated, MOSBY'S HANDBOOK OF PATIENT TEACHING is a comprehensive resource of information for patient teaching, covering more than 200 major diseases, disorders, and procedures. Topics are arranged alphabetically with colored tabs for easy access. The outline format of each entry includes all information that the health care provider needs to convey to the patient: definition, signs and symptoms, complications, diagnostic tests, treatment (including medication, activity, and surgical procedures), and home care.
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abdominal Advise the patient Analgesics Assist the patient Beta blockers call if questions cancer caregiver verbal chemotherapy complete blood count Computed tomography Corticosteroids cyclophosphamide decreased Describe each procedure DIAGNOSTIC TESTS diet Discuss the need disease dosage drainage Dyspnea dysrhythmias edema effects to report electrocardiogram Encourage the patient Explain the need Explain the purpose feelings or sensations fluid heart hypertension importance of regular infection Inform the patient Instruct the patient MedicAlert Medications Explain muscle myocardial infarction name and telephone nausea necessary names normal feelings nurse to call pain patient to avoid physician or nurse physician's explanation preprocedural and postprocedural prescribed drugs questions arise radiation therapy regular follow-up visits Review the physician's Review the signs route of administration side effects signs and symptoms SIGNS/SYMPTOMS Special instructions Stress the importance sure the patient surgery Surgical telephone number Tell the patient tissue TREATMENT Medical tumor urine verbal and written Warning signs Review written instructions