Topics: Blood, Heart, Medicine Pages: 2 (439 words) Published: August 7, 2012
>Instruct patient and relatives the importance of drug compliance andpossible complications that may arise if drug regimens are not followed. >Advice patient to have a pill organizer marked by the time and day he should take his medication to avoid missed doses or over doses. >Inform relatives to help patient in taking his medicine regularly. >Teach relatives and patient the importance of the given medications.>Instruct the patient to take drug before meals

>Instruct relatives at home to provide a quiet, calm and restful environment.>Instruct relatives to remove stressful stimulus such as loud noise, intense light and frequent visitors to the patient .>Advise patient to visit a place with fresh air and free from pollution environment. >Instruct patient and relatives to maintain cleanliness of the surroundings by regular changing of bed linens, curtains and dusting to remove allergens.

>Advise patient to incorporate therapeutic regimens into activities of daily living such as including specific exercises or light house work before going to work. >Instruct relatives to record any progress to the patient’s status. >Instruct relatives to report immediately to the physician if any abnormal events happened to the patient.

>Teach patient to have adequate rest to prevent fatigue. >Stress proper hand washing techniques by all relatives/caregivers. >Emphasize the importance of the participation of family members in the therapeutic regimen for easy acceptance of the patient of his condition. >Encourage hypoallergenic bath soap, keep skin moist and maintain oral hygiene to prevent infection.

>Inform the patient about the follow-up checkups with the physician and emphasize the importance of this to his health. >Encourage patient to seek immediate health care facilities, even when not scheduled like chest pain, dyspnea...
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