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Nursing Care Plan For Abdominal Pain
Start with OTC: The worst headache of your life deserves a trip to the er. But otherwise over the counter meds work for many people. Tylenol (acetaminophen) works for me. Excedrin is also good. Of the nsaids naprosyn (alieve) is often preferred by neurologists. Severe headaches such as migraines my require prescription meds best advised by your primary dr. Try keeping a log of your headaches. It can help your dr help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pasty dirrhea vomiting and abdominal pain with a resent hospitalization for ednoscopy and colonoscopy should I seek medical attention?
Yes: Vomiting and diarrhea may be due to partial bowel obstruction from a variety of causes none of which should be ignored. An upper GI with water-soluble contrast should be done soon. It will tell you if there is something to worry about. Have you been losing weight? All the more reason to see a doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you weigh the benefits of in-patient and out-patient, hospital and home care for palliative care?
How to seek ER help with Chronic Pancreatitis pain, pain also in kidneys? Fentanyl 25 mcg and 4 mg dilaudid home pain meds. Pain 7/10 not a drug seeke
How would you code a patient at the emergency room with nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and fever if physician suspects appendicitis?
Consult your texts: This site is not a substitute for doing your own homework. Your nursing instructors expect your work to be done in the jargon of the teaching references they provide you for study. As you enter the profession you will be better prepared and more respected if you avoid shortcuts to complete your assignments. ...Read more
Doctor order abdomen ultrasound for pain at emergency referral ticket ..will I wait for hours or is it urgent?
Based on question...: Based on the working of your question, it sounds as though the US that was ordered would be urgent; however, it is impossible for someone online to be able to tell you how exactly the test was ordered and the exact procedures and wait times for this test in your country. Speak to the doctor who ordered it and the radiology department where you are having the test done for a better idea. ...Read more
My doc wants to do egd for abdominal pain 3 years post op for removal of pancreas. Will egd help find reason for pain?
After trying physical therapy, a chiropractor for 6 months, counseling, numerous non narcotic meds, is it time to seek treatment for chronic pain with?
See below: there is a medical and social day center and it can be found at the state government web site for list of approved facilities. you would need to take a tour of the facility and ask if there is a free pass for a day. the facility will explain the benefit of having daycare program and determine the appropriateness of bringing loved one to the daycare center. ...Read more
Still having a tummy 18 mths pp - suspecting diastasis recti . Which specialist can check and recommended appropriate gym workout exercises?
I would see your ob: gyn first for evaluationGet a more detailed answer ›
Do a nurse aide help at home with postop ADL? Or, would it be best to choose a home health aide for activities of daily living, if needed?
Call the Visiting: Nurse Association in your area. They will assess your situation and offer the type of services you need. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Expertise : After any surgery, the surgeon will follow up after a short time to make sure all is well. Most have their staff call after discharge to make sure all is well. Telling them that you have uncontrolled pain, persistent fevers, nausea, vomiting, etc (if indeed you do ! ) is important to make sure all is going well. Many things seem abnormal to patients that are in fact, normal parts of healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat frequent: Frequent small meals are the best. Make sure to have some fat and protein if you can.... even if you're craving carbs. The carbs bring that blood sugar up and then down quickly and that can cause both nausea and hunger pains. Peanut butter is a good snack on your favorite cracker/bread, etc. Ginger-flavored items can help with nausea. Nuts are good, cheese sticks, yogurt, cottage cheese ...Read more
Hubby (29) in pt & pain management for yrs for awful back pain. Mri unremarkable. Must be something beyond pain pills and botox. Specialist to see?
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