My New Earth work is actually on twiiter.com/BookClubClass It's a text messaging book club. In case you came here from the Oprah website and were wondering where it all is. I'll bring my New Earth Work over here because, I guess this is where it's meant to be. Welcome to Jippyjabber! PS I am auntjippy on the Oprah message boards.
Thursday, December 28, 2006
I have the old plan listed at the bottom. You know the sorry truth is that I need a Jippy Plan too.
WE NEED TO HAVE MORE DAYS AT THE ZOO!
Pain Management Plan
-Determine if behavior is a pain response or not
-Give medication according to prescription
Behavioral warning signs with possibility to redirect or may progress into need for medication
- Facial grimaces
- Hand twisting
-Slightly jumping up and down
-Increased hand persevering
-Standing and sitting repetitively and quickly
-Vomiting or refusal to eat
Determining Pain Behavior
- Redirect and watch for signs to return with in 20 min or less.
- Asking, Do you need medicine?
Behavioral warning signs for immediate medication
-Rolling tongue behind teeth
Comforting and Calming
-Give cold cloth to bite on
-Encourage him to drink water
-Place him in bean bag chair and try to have a calm quiet environment until medication takes affect.-
-if he is lethargic and unmotivated. He needs juice and candy immediately.
- give him a nap. Let him rest.
-make sure he gets some activity daily.
-arrange for him to go to hospital.