Apply Lindane (Kwell) to the affected area
Medicate the client with narcotic analgesic
Administer acylovir (Zovirax) IV
Apply a topical antimicrobial ointment
Use verbal communication and observe the response
Give message to client in writing
Asks a family member about the client's
Post a sign "Patient deaf"
Administration of anti-emetics and analgesics as ordered
Daily irrigation of the ear canal
Walking with assistance at least 24 hours after operation
Teaching the patient to avoid sneezing, coughing and nose blowing
Foreign body in the ear canal
Tympanic membrane perforation
Indifference and lack of interest in the environment
An increased interest in reading
Hand gestures while speaking
"Tell me about what you think."
"I'm sure you are scared; other clients in your situation feel the same way."
"You should be careful not to let your family know you're scared"
"Why are you scared?"
"Your wife's need to help you is a reality you should accept"
"Do you think your wife might benefit from counseling?"
"You feel you need privacy when changing your colostomy?"
"Have you discussed the situation with your doctor?"
Allow the client to view his chart
Contact the supervisor and physician for approval
Ask the client if he has concerns about his care
Tell the client that he isn't permitted to view his chart.
Taking with the nursing staff at the physician's office to find out what the client has been taught and her level of understanding
Making sure that the post-anesthesia recovery unit nurses know what to teach the patient before discharge
Providing all of the preoperative teaching before surgery
Having the post-operative nurses teach the patient because she'll be too anxious before surgery
Speaking slowly but aloud
Gesturing while speaking
Using simple "charade" approach or strategy
"How much do you think?"
"What other drugs do you use?" .
"How is your general health?"
"Why do you drink so much?"