Griffith's Instructions for Patients, Volume 1
The new edition of this popular patient teaching tool improves compliance, speeds recovery, and increases understanding. Over 500 patient instruction fact sheets on topics from acne to zinc deficiency help patients understand what their illness is, how it will affect their regular routine, and when to call a doctor. Specially perforated, three-hole-punched pages can be stored and reused again and again for photocopying and distribution to patients when discussing follow-up care. An accompanying FREE CD-ROM lets readers customize and print out the instruction sheets from their computers in Latin American Spanish and English. A bonus Latin American Spanish and English audio pronunciation guide is included on the CD-ROM.
BONUS CD-ROM offers customizable Instruction sheets!
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2005 by Elsevier acetaminophen ACTIVITY NO limits affected alcohol Antibiotics ask questions Avoid bacterial BASIC INFORMATION DESCRIPTION bleeding body bone bowel movements cancer cause chest child cholesterol chronic constipation Copyright 2005 cough diabetes DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT diarrhea DIET No special disease disorder drink drugs eating endocarditis exam and ask exercise Family history family member fever fluid foods FREQUENT SIGNS glands headache health care provider heart hormone ibuprofen immune system infection inflammation injury involves kidney lung Medical tests member has symptoms mild muscles needed nonprescription NOTIFYOUR OFFICE occur pain patients physical exam POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS pregnancy prescribed problems Q NOTIFY Q NOTIFYOUR relieve risk factors RISK INCREASES sexual SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS skin Smoking sores special diet Special notes specific preventive measures stomach stress surgery swelling tests may include therapy tissue treat TREATMENT GENERAL MEASURES tumor unexplained symptoms develop urine Vitamin vomiting weight loss women