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Health Teaching Plan for Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

Health Teaching Plan for Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

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Health Teaching Plan Medication PARACETAMOL (Tempra Forte) C- Non Narcotic, Analgesic and Antipyretics H- Decreased temperature or temperature

regulated E- as necessary or when temperature is more than 37.8 °C C- Instruct client t report any adverse reaction like allergies to physician or nurse. Warn patient that high doses or unsupervised long term use can cause liver damage. K- Not to use for marked fever (temperature higher than 39.5 °C). Fever persisting for more than 3 days. Exercise The extended period of bed rest can weaken the body muscles of the patient. Following exercises can be held for 5-10 seconds.
• The chin tuck
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Outpatient • Instruct patient to have a follow up check up consultation and regular check ups. • Instruct the patient about the proper way to take an oral temperature at home. • Instruct client to have enough rest and avoid heavy or strenuous activity. • Instruct patient to avoid drinking alcoholic beverages for a few weeks (especially while

• Normally, Physicians

Rehydration with intravenous (IV) fluids is often necessary to treat dehydration Supportive care in an intensive care unit/environment A transfusion of fresh blood or platelets can correct bleeding problems

Keep a

sanitary environment one that would not allow microorganisms to burgeon and cause infection or complications. Also an environment that would promote healing or conjucive in restoring health of the patient.

and Clinical Dietitians would suggest patients to continue Normal Diet or Diet as Tolerated regime. This is to foster the wasting of nutrient which the patient unconsciously loses during his/her sickness.

can be performed while sitting in a chair or on the side of your bed. Keep your arms relaxed and by your side. Look straight ahead and pull your chin as though
• •

Intravenous (IV) fluids and electrolytes are also used to correct electrolyte imbalances Oxygen therapy may be

• A No Dark Colored

Food Diet (NDCF) or Hemoglobin free diet is also advice to patients which will undergo fecalysis exam to determine Blood Occult in the stools. A meat free

Bathe daily

to prevent invasion of microorganisms. If unable to do so, make sure to

CIPROFLOXACIN (Quinosyn) C – Antibacterial H – Prevention or treatment of infection; signs and symptoms of infection like fever an pain are reduced. E – Twice a day exactly at 8 am and 6pm; Make sure to drink plenty of water or other fluids everyday while taking Ciprofloxacine; Do not take or eat a lot of caffeine products such as coffee, tea, energy drinks, cola or chocolate within 6 hours before or 2 hours after you take ciprofloxacin. C - Instruct client to report any adverse reaction to the physician or nurse. Tell patient that antacids and mineral supplements may decrease the absorption of Ciprofloxacin which makes it less effective when taken at the same time. K - Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than

you are attempting to create a double chin. The upper back and shoulder stretch is done while lying in bed. Bring your hands over your head and rest with your palm. • Start taking a deep breath and slowly exhale.
• Exercise as

needed to treat abnormally low blood oxygen Administration of medications as ordered

clean your body with wet cloth and change your clothes everyday with clean and neat one.

taking medications). • Emphasize the importance of increased fluid intake. • Discuss the proper use of antipyretics and antibiotics. • Teach signs and symptoms that require immediate medical attention. • Instruct client to follow compliance to medication.

diet is given for three (3) days prior to stool collection

• Highly colored

foods, dark green leafy vegetables and Iron supplements are avoided as these tend to interfere with the test. Foods that are safe to eat on NDCF diet regime. * Cheese * Milk * Eggs * Non-Leafy Vegetables * Refined Cereals * Fruits and Fruit Juices


good oral hygiene.


parents to clean the surroundings and spray insecticides.

Instruct the

parents to close the container when they collect water.

soon as the doctor authorizes it. Moderate exercise may improve immune defenses.

recommended by your doctor.

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