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Trevor Harris

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Nursing Care Plan for Renal Failure

For the patient with renal failure, in addition to assessing Urinary Incontinence M1610 and Shortness of breath on M1400, also include these MyHomecareBiz Best Practice assessment strategies and and our nursing care plan for renal failure.

Posted by Trevor Harris on Jan 15, 2019

OASIS D - Best Practices for Completing M1400 Dyspnea

Include the following evidence-based OASIS-D best clinical practices for M1400 Shortness of Breath:

(M1400) When is the patient dyspneic or noticeably Short of Breath?

Identifies the level of exertion/activity that results in a patient’s dyspnea or shortness of breath.

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Posted by Trevor Harris on Jan 10, 2019

OASIS-D M1870: 3 Strategies for Patients with Feeding Deficits

Many patients receiving home health have limitations in feeding and eating.

OASIS-D Factors that cause a patient to have limitations in self-care include: activity intolerance, cognitive impairment, decreased motivation, decreased strength and endurance, depression, environmental...

Posted by Trevor Harris on Jan 9, 2019

Medicare Guidelines for Completing OASIS-D M1840 - Toilet Transferring

MyHomecareBiz recommends including the following evidence-based best clinical practices for OASIS-D M1840 Toilet Transferring:

Posted by Trevor Harris on Jan 7, 2019

Answer Only the Indicated GG170 Transferring Questions

The different GG170 Transferring questions…

Posted by Trevor Harris on Dec 18, 2018

OASIS-D GG0100B OASIS Home Health - Prior Mobility Functioning and Physical Therapy

Contrary to popular belief you will NOT NEED multiple clinicians (nurses and therapists) completing the new OASIS-D, OASIS Home Health assessment. Only one nurse OR one therapist can complete the new OASIS-D GG0130 and GG0170 questions perfectly well. If the admitting clinician is...

Posted by Trevor Harris on Dec 13, 2018