An infant who is being fed reconstituted powdered formula
A toddler living in an older home that is being remodeled
A preschooler who attends a play group 3 days a week
A school-age child who rides a school bus 5 days a week
The patient prescribed an antibiotic for a urinary tract infection.
The patient prescribed a cholinesterase inhibitor for early Alzheimer's disease.
The patient prescribed a beta-blocker for hypertension.
The patient prescribed a bisphosphonate for osteoporosis.
Allow food selections from a menu with several choices.
Schedule frequent field trips off the unit for cognitive stimulation.
Plan for attendance at activities with several other patients on the unit.
Plan for a structured daily routine of events and caregivers.
"Don't worry; the patient should be fine once they are in a familiar environment."
"I can make a referral for a home health aide to assist with the patient."
"Once the dehydration is corrected, the patient's confusion should improve."
"I can show you how to care for the patient once you return home."
Decreased blood glucose