Which of the following if stated by the client would indicate that teaching was effective? The nurse has conducted discharge teaching for a client who had a fenestration procedure for the treatment of otosclerosis.
A. I should drink liquids through a straw for the next 2-3 weeks.” B. It’s ok to take a shower and wash my hair.” C. I will take stool softeners as prescribed by my doctor.” D. I can resume my tennis lessons starting next week.”
I will take stool softeners as prescribed by my doctor.”
Following ear surgery. the client needs to avoid straining while having a bowel movement. The client needs to be instructed to avoid drinking through a straw for 2-3 weeks. air travel. and coughing excessively. The client needs to avoid getting his or her hair wet. washing hair. showering for 1 week. and rapidly moving the head. bouncing. and bending over for 3 weeks.