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What precautions should I take when using aha products?

What precautions should I take when using aha products?

Avoid with rosacea: Aha, Alpha hydroxy acid creams are generally safe to use and good exfoliants. However, it may exacerbate some patients with rosacea. If you develop burning sensation and redness with use, you should stop. ...Read more

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What is, isolation precautions ?

What is,  isolation precautions ?

It means caution: To people that are going in a hospital room (especially doctors, nurses, physical therapists, etc), because the patient might have something that the health care provider can catch, or more likely, that can be transmitted to another patient. ...Read more

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After thrumbolysis what should I have precautions?

After thrumbolysis what should I have precautions?

Depends on where.: Thrombolysis for a deep vein clot requires at least 3 months anticoagulation. If an artery was clotted, anti-platelet drugs should be given (aspirin, plavix, pletal, (cilostazol) effient, or various combinations). If a dialysis access was lysed, no additional medications are mandatory. Not smoking is the most effective thing a patient can do to prevent further clots from forming. ...Read more

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Precautions in diabeties?

Precautions in diabeties?

Many things can help: Education is key! go to classes, read articles in the news and journals like diabetes forecast. Learn how diet, activity, and medications work together to help maintain a stable glucose(sugar level) and why doing this is important to prevent hospitalizations for severe high or low sugar episodes, and longterm complications such as heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, blindness, and amputations. ...Read more

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What are suicide precautions?

What are suicide precautions?

Inpatient orders: Generally these are orders written on an inpatient unit when the patient has expressed suicidal intent or has previous self-harm actions. Nursing staff monitors the patient each 15 minutes, with documentation. Patient cannot leave the unit without accompaniment. Belongings carefully inspected, etc. Need for ongoing precautions is reviewed daily, until psychiatrist feels they can be lifted. ...Read more

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What are universal precautions?

What are universal precautions?

Precautions: Universal precautions are measures taken in heath care facilities to prevent spread of infection from person to person. Use of barriers like, gowns, masks, gloves and goggles will prevent from coming into contact with bodily fluids such as blood semen, secretions etc. Also hand washing between seeing patients is also important. ...Read more

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What are the precautions for aids?

What are the precautions for aids?

Universal precuation: Avoid unprotected sex (including oral on a man), sharing needles, contact of open wounds with others blood. Do not undergo transfusion of blood or other body fluids in an area of the world that does not test all products. ...Read more

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Irisitis --what is it, what precautions?

Irisitis --what is it, what precautions?

Iritis: This is a form of uveitis of the eye - a sterile internal inflammation which can be serious. You would develop a red, light sensitive eye with lowered vision. This should be seen urgently by an ophthalmologist who can administer the best treatment to prevent what can be serious complications in the eye. ...Read more

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Please explain gout and send precautions?

Please explain gout and send precautions?

Gout-inflammatory ar: Gout is a medical condition which causes inflammatory arthritis which presents with redness, swelling and pain in the joints, most commonly in the metatarso phalangeal joint of the foot but can involve any joint.It can also cause kidney stones and tophi. Condition caused by elevated levels of uric acid in blood, which gets crystalized, srystals deposit in joints precautions meds&lifestyle changes. ...Read more

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Where can I find precautions for baby safety?

Where can I find precautions for baby safety?

Aap.org: The american academy of pediatrics has lots of helpful information. So too does the website "onestepahead.Com" which has baby proofing devices. Brightfutures.Org has developmental milestones and some safety information as well. Of course, the cdc.Gov website has prevention and safety statements. ...Read more

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