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IV Catheter Site Care

*IV Care Catheter ... Site Care An IV catheter may exit the body from your chest or your arm. Both sites are cleaned and ... dressing Place a new dressing over the exit site. Seal all the edges of the dressing. On a chest ... on1009b; 82301; IV Catheter Site Care

Buying Medicines Online: It's Convenient and Private, but Beware of Unsafe Websites

use these services with the same confidence they have in their neighborhood pharmacist. Some of ... medicines from sites like this may put your health at risk. You may end up with medicine that isn’t safe

Tips for Taking Medicines

*Medicine Tips Self Admin ... keep track. Staying on schedule Every medicine has a different purpose. So, each one needs to ... on track try to: Take your medicine at set times. You could take it each morning with breakfast

Taking an Active Role in Your Medicines

? on an empty stomach? Is it safe to drink alcohol with this medicine? How much do I take? What ... the following: Fill all your prescriptions at the same pharmacy. This keeps your medicine ... Health; Promotion; Medication; Self-care; lifestyle; Senior; medicine; generic; vitamins; herbal ... ; remedies; pharmacist; chart; active; role; medicines; cv1069a; 82091

Caring for Your PD Catheter and Exit Site

*Catheter PD & Exit Site Care ... PD Catheter Exit Site: Care ... Your healthcare provider will teach you how to care for your catheter and exit site. Good care is ... provider will teach you how to care for your catheter and exit site. Good care is important to prevent ... exit site; peritoneal dialysis exit site care; np1020a; 83176 ... Nephrology; Hemodialysis; peritoneal access self-care; peritoneal dialysis hygiene; pd care; pd

Where to Get Medical Care

less. Many offer convenient on-site lab testing and X-rays. Some also fill prescriptions. You won't ... records won’t be on file. The staff won’t be as familiar with your medical history as your primary ... urgent-care centers, offsite treatment facilities, offsite health care options, retail store sites ... advantages, retail store sites disadvantages, Ambulatory surgery centers advantages, ambulatory

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Questions

some questions to ask during your appointments. Deciding on a treatment  What type of ALL do I ... Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Questions   Talking with healthcare providers ... adult acute lymphocytic leukemia, treatment for ALL, ALL

Your Asthma Health Care Team

experts: Primary healthcare provider Pulmonologist Allergist Nurses Pharmacist ... providers who work with others on your team. A nurse may: Give you an exam Give you medicine ... asthma; asthma treatment; pulmonologist; allergist; health care provider; asthma action plan;

IV Care: Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Therapy

*IV Care TPN ... saline or heparin as directed. Wipe all injection sites with alcohol. Be sure all IV supplies are ... for your IV. IV Care: Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Therapy When you use total parenteral ... 83300; IV Care TPN Total Parenteral Nutrition Therapy; tpn; total parenteral nutrition therapy; nutrition therapy, tpn

Understanding Healthcare Facilities

rehabilitation services or centers. Your primary healthcare provider Your personal healthcare provider is ... healthcare provider can help coordinate other healthcare services you may need. Your primary ... 84671; understanding health care facilities; health care facilities; health care providers; primary ... care physician; physician, primary care; doctor, primary care; hospital; emergency room; er; urgent

IV Care: Using IV Antibiotics

*IV Care Using IV Abx ... . Always gather and inspect your supplies before starting IV care. Know your medicine Read the ... worksite before setting up for IV care. Use alcohol or soap and water. Put supplies on a fresh paper ... 83304; iv care, using iv antibiotics; iv antibiotic administration; iv administration, antibiotics

Discharge Instructions: Pin Care

*Pin Care Dc ... . Here's what you need to know about home care. Discharge Instructions: Pin Care You are going ... need to know about home care. You have a broken or dislocated ___________________ bone. This ... discharge instructions pin care; discharge instructions for pin care; pin care; caring for your pin

Dental Care for Babies

*Dental Care Babies ... oral care matters Food and beverages mix with bacteria to form a sticky substance on teeth called ... tooth decay. Good oral care keeps plaque from building up on the teeth and causing decay. Why is ... 90184; teeth; baby teeth; primary teeth; baby oral care; baby oral hygiene; pediatric dentist ... ; bottle feeding and dental care; pediatric oral care; infant oral care

Genetic Services for Cancer Diagnosis: When, Where, How

need genetic counseling. Generally, you can find genetic counseling and other genetic services at large ... hospitals or medical centers. Genetic Services for Cancer Diagnosis: When, Where, How If cancer ... genetic services, family history, genetic diseases, familial cancer

Cardiac Catheterization Podcast

. Cardiac Catheterization Podcast Detailed information on cardiac catheterization, including the ... reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and illustrations

Preventing Surgical Site Infections

*Surgical Site Infecs Prevent ... found on and in your own body. Who is at risk for surgical site infections? Anyone can have a ... surgical site infection. Your risk is greater if you: Are an older adult Have a weak immune system ... 89221; Preventing Surgical Site Infections; surgical site infections, prevention; infection ... , surgical site, prevention; surgical site infections, causes, surgical site infections, risk factors

All About Blood Pressure Medicine

main types. All About Blood Pressure Medicine If you have high blood pressure (hypertension ... from your medicine, follow these guidelines: Take all your medicine as prescribed. Ask if you

Treat Children's OTC Medicines With Care

understand all instructions before giving any medicine to a child. Understand the label ... take it. If they come across the medicine on their own, they're likely to think of it as candy ... over-the counter drugs, OTCs, OTC medicine tips, understand over-the-counter medicine labels, dangerous OTCs


primary thrombthemiaocy ... . How is thrombocythemia treated? Treatment will depend on your symptoms, age, and general health ... . It will also depend on how severe the condition is. Treatment generally is done to ease symptoms

How to Be a Well Informed Healthcare User

-care services. Before planning an office visit, see if your plan has a nurse help line or similar ... prescribed medicine, as well as instructions for taking it. Then check to make sure the pharmacist gives ... medical consumer, savvy medical consumer, know health plan, health plan, know your doctor, health care system, medical consumer tips

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