"The coating on these medications is irritating to my intestines."
"I need a more immediate response from my medications than can be obtained from enteric coated medications."
"Enteric coated medications are absorbed lower in the digestive tract and can be irritating to my intestines or inadequately absorbed by my inflamed tissue."
"I don't need to use these medications because they cause diarrhea, and I have had enough trouble with diarrhea and rectal bleeding over the past weeks."
"Use ice only when the ankle hurts."
"Ice should be applied for 15 to 20 minutes every 2 to 3 hours over the next 1 to 2 days."
"Wrap an ice pack around the injured ankle for the next 24 to 48 hours."
"Ice is not recommended for use on the sprain because it would inhibit the inflammatory response."
"Antibiotics will decrease the pain at the site."
"An antibiotic helps to kill the infection causing the inflammation."
"An antibiotic inhibits cyclooxygenase, an enzyme in the body."
"Antibiotics will reduce the patient's fever."
Contains the materials used by the body in the initial inflammatory response.
Indicates that the patient has an infection at the site of the wound.
Is destroying healthy tissue.
Results from ineffective cleansing of the wound area.
Early stage acute
Late stage acute