In all cases, re-appproach within 20-30 minutes, and report to next level supervisor the patients responses.
Always notify the doc, in the case of nausea...
Get an antiemetic order, and an order to have the meds taken 90 minutes(apx, use your judgement) after/within antiemetic.
No matter what you do, they wont take the med?
to take the med (cognitively intact) and understands the consequences.
Note that education provided, res continued to decline to take meds ordered by MD.
to take the meds(cognitively impaired) consequences shmonsequences...im not doing it until the dog is let out.
Note that education attempted to patients comprehensive level, pt. continued to refuse the med.
the med (cognitively intact) had been taking the med and now does not want to.
Note that education was provided, and residents reason for stopping med is noted as well.
Documentation and f/u. documentation and f/u. documentation and f/u.