“Take the medication with food.”
“Drink at least eight 8-oz glasses of fluid daily.”
“Avoid taking antacids during co-trimoxazole therapy.”
“Don’t be afraid to go out in the sun.”
Generalized edema. especially of the face and periorbital area.
Moderate to severe hypotension.
Cottage cheese–like discharge
Discharge with a fishy odor
This condition puts her at a higher risk for cervical cancer; therefore. she should have a Papanicolaou (Pap) smear annually.
The most common treatment is metronidazole (Flagyl). which should eradicate the problem within 7 to 10 days.
The potential for transmission to her sexual partner will be eliminated if condoms are used every time they have sexual intercourse.
The human papillomavirus (HPV). which causes condylomata acuminata. can’t be transmitted during oral sex.
Maintaining a closed indwelling urinary catheter system and securing the catheter to the leg
Limiting fluid intake to 1 L/day
Encouraging the client to use a feminine deodorant after bathing
Encouraging the client to douche once a day after removal of the indwelling urinary catheter
Encouraging intake of at least 2 L of fluid daily
Giving the client a glass of soda before bedtime
Taking the client to the bathroom twice per day
Consulting with a dietitian
Disconnecting the tubing from the urinary catheter and letting the urine flow into a sterile container.
Wiping the self-sealing aspiration port with antiseptic solution and aspirating urine with a sterile needle.
Draining urine from the drainage bag into a sterile container.
Clamping the tubing for 60 minutes and inserting a sterile needle into the tubing above the clamp to aspirate urine.
Rashes on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet
Cauliflower-like warts on the penis
Painful red papules on the shaft of the penis
Foul-smelling discharge from the penis
Retain the enema for 30 minutes to allow for sodium exchange; afterward. the client should have diarrhea.
Retain the enema for 30 minutes to allow for glucose exchange; afterward. the client should have diarrhea.
Retain the enema for 60 minutes to allow for sodium exchange; diarrhea isn’t necessary to reduce the potassium level.
Retain the enema for 60 minutes to allow for glucose exchange; diarrhea isn’t necessary to reduce the potassium level.
Gentamicin sulfate (Garamycin)
Ticarcillin disodium (Ticar)