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Matthew 28:20 I am with you always, to the close of the age.

NURSING FACTS IN BRIEF

Health Teaching

The teaching process consists of four basic steps: PREPARATION, PRESENTATION, APPLICATION, REVIEW AND EVALUATION Principles of patient teaching always will start with the decision of the priority needs of the patient. Narrative discourse is to recount events, usually in the past. Hortatory discourse is to command, suggest or propose. A case study is a type of teaching strategy which it utilizes a controlled representation of a piece of reality that learners can manipulate to better understand the corresponding real situation. Avoiding monopolies, encouraging quiet members to talk, and tolerating some silence should be the focus of the teacher to empower students. Role playing is a form of drama in which learners spontaneously act out roles in an interaction involving problems or challenges in human relations. Vitamin D is the most toxic vitamin. Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is a condition wherein the patient has vitamin B1 deficiency secondary to alcohol consumption. The RYB color code for dressing stands for RED, YELLOW, BLACK. The red means its inflamed, the yellow signifies pus infection while the black tells you of the necrotic tissues. The best exercise for an osteoporotic woman is the ISOKINETIC EXERCISE. Ideally, health teachings should be given a day prior to surgery. Demerol is an opioid analgesic which also causes vasoconstriction, thus, the nurse should take first the blood pressure. Diuretics should not be given before bedtime to prevent nocturia episodes and frequent urinating especially early morning.

Gerontics is the branch in care for the elderly which emphasizes the nursing aspect of taking care an elder person. Gerogogy/Geragogy is the method communicating and teaching an elder person. of

Gerontology is the branch of study wherein the focus is more of the process of aging. Geriatrics is the branch in medicine wherein it deals with the conditions and treatment of the diseases common in elderly. In teaching an elder person, always use a medium to low tone of voice. In teaching a senile dementia, communicate in simple words, short sentences, and a calm tone of voice. The nurse should instruct a patient having blood transfusion to report chills, itching or rashes immediately. To prevent malnutrition, the daily recommended milk consumption of Filipinos is 2-3 servings. In oral glucose tolerance test, the nurse should instruct the patient to avoid eating or drinking 8 hours prior to the diagnostic exam. Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis wherein it is a degenerative disease of the joints evidenced by heberdens and bouchards nodules. Turnips are contraindicated for patients with goiter. the patient should report cold sweats, body weakness and trembling immediately if taking oral hypoglycemic drugs. The primary nursing focus of a patient with Alzheimers disease is safety. Traditional signs of death include: cessation of apical pulse, biots respiration, diminished reflexes. Brown spots or liver spots are considered to be normal in elder persons secondary to hyperpigmentation. Make progress one time and it makes you happy. Make progress day after day, week after week and it makes you a champion.
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