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Home Nursing Stool Frequency
When you order home nursing for a complex pedi patient, do you define the hours in your order? Do you expect full coverage or think of it as "prn"?
All different: Every order is different. It depends on the needs of the patient and family. ...Read more
HH Nurse: Your residual limb issue is an important one. You will require some level of assistance in the home. Those needs require determination before you leave the hospital. Separate those needs into two categories: your activities of daily living (eating, toileting, dressing, etc); and the care of your residual limb (nursing, physician, therapist). If there is wound care, then a hh should be involved. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Trigeminal neuralgia's med gabapine 400 is increasing stool frequency n upseting digestion.What to do to have relief from pain?
Its on the label: For lactation, colace has on its label: use with caution. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) has on its label: probably safe. Senna has on its label. Probably safe. The reason its written like this is that there are no actual human studies on those medications, the reason is that they didnt need to do studies because no major adverse effects were reported. For specifics, contact your obstetrician. ...Read more
Docusate: Docusate (Colace) ia a safe OTC stool softener and may be used while nursing. I have attached a Mayo Clinic Website for additional information on breastfeeding and medication use. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/infant-and-toddler-health/in-depth/breastfeeding-and-medications/art-20043975 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Specialized services: A skilled nursing home offers more than custodial services. They also provide physical and occupational therapy, dietary services , and give services such as respite care, feeding tubes, continue IV therapy. Usually a doctor is assigned to patients and psychiatrist will also follow patients with psychotropic medications. ...Read more
No: By definition, skilled nursing facilities or nursing homes must have nurses eg RN/LPN available around-the-clock. Assisted living facilities do not. Memory care units are a secure subset of assisted living, w/greater staffing. Check out http://www.aplaceformom.com/alzheimers-care, http://www.seniorhomes.com/p/memory-care/ & http://assistedlivingtoday.com/p/memory-care/ for more info. ...Read more
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