Bariatric Discharge Teaching
diet progression
vitamins--Vit D, B-complex,
mineral--iron, calcium
hydration
analgesics
anti...
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Bariatric discharge teaching

  1. 1. Bariatric Discharge Teaching diet progression vitamins--Vit D, B-complex, mineral--iron, calcium hydration analgesics antiemetic clean wound procedure avoid lifting, activity progression return to driving and work report: fever, excessive N/V, epigastric,back or shoulder pain red hot &^/or draining wounds pain, redness or swelling in legs chest pain difficulty breathing Encourage increase physical activity decrease fat intake decrease reliance on appetite-reducing drugs normal eating pattern bowel changes are common--constipation Variety of Emotions: depressed anxious Hibernation phase -- for abt. a month Keep all appointment Plastic surgery panniculectomy -- removal of abdominal apron when wt. is stabilized in abt 18-24 months

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